monkeys (also: apes)

On the subject of primates: Curious George, monkey or ape?

by meanlouise June 24, 2013 anthropology

As a child, I ran a bit hot and cold on the whole Curious George issue. I loved him when I was 5 and devoured all the books in short order (I was a precocious reader). In the first grade, much to the chagrin of our school librarian, I found the situation of a monkey […]

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Dad & I found a monkey in a Wendy’s

by meanlouise June 21, 2013 florida files

When I was a kid, I found a monkey. Technically, it wasn’t a monkey, it was an ape called a Siamang, but I wouldn’t learn that detail for many years. 30 years, to be precise(ish). Back on that day in the late 1970s, dad and I stopped at Wendy’s. I guess we were there for […]

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by meanlouise April 13, 2013 anthropology

Speaking of apes, which we weren’t, it’s Friday night, which means it’s finally time to watch BloodMonkey. I know we promised to watch it as a double feature with Flying Monkeys, but we lied. This movie is so Not Good we hadn’t even gotten through the title sequence before a cocktail party broke out here […]

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RIP, Eduardo

by meanlouise March 15, 2011 monkeys (also: apes)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the news around the world has been bad lately. After days of unrelenting horror on the news, we’re all pretty worn down. I hate to share a little more bad news, but learning about the death of Eduardo the Golden Lion Tamarin made me very sad. […]

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wordless wednesday: you can't live your life trying to please the monkey

by meanlouise December 29, 2010 monkeys (also: apes)
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"Clearwater, Florida is full of senior citizens. That means after 4:00, that monkey will own the streets!"

by meanlouise January 18, 2009 monkeys (also: apes)

-Stephen Colbert on Thursday night’s Colbert Report. This is the same the runaway monkey I posted about yesterday, of course. The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Tip/Wag – Monkey on the Lam Colbert at ChristmasColbert Christmas DVD Green ScreenBill O’Reilly Interview

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"Feces-throwing monkey on the loose in Tampa Bay"

by meanlouise January 16, 2009 monkeys (also: apes)

Today’s monkey-link is from JunglePete: CLEARWATER, Fla. – Wildlife officials said a rhesus monkey known to throw feces when mad is on the loose in Tampa Bay. Authorities have been trying to capture the primate since Tuesday afternoon, but it managed to evade a bucket truck and tranquilizer dart. Gary Morse with the Florida Fish […]

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baby gorilla!

by meanlouise January 12, 2009 monkeys (also: apes)

The National Zoo has a brand new baby gorilla! There’s a nice article and slide gallery here on the Washington Post website.

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Do you subscribe to monkeywire?

by meanlouise August 1, 2008 monkeys (also: apes)

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Wicker Monkey of the Month Club

by meanlouise June 20, 2008 monkeys (also: apes)

Do nothing and each month a new monkey will be delivered right to your door. I’ve been amassing these to share with my brother. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. I have to keep them all because I can’t send any to him, we don’t know where he is or what he’s doing. […]

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