Posts tagged "chimpanzees"

Eli The Chimp Embroiled In Vicious Custody Battle

Meet Eli, a 13-pound, 11-month-old chimpanzee and another sad example of how divorce tears families apart. Eli became the first chimp to appear in a court of law this past week. His parents, Michael Casey and Virginia Valbuena of Sarasota, Florida, are involved in a vicious custody battle over him.

Ami Angelowicz / January 26, 2010

Indies Shmindies — We Want Chimp-Directed Movies!

Call them chimpanzees with a dream. Eleven chimps at the Edinburgh Zoo recently got the chance to make movie magic—they were given video cameras in boxes, complete with touch screens, and were trained to use them to film their own flicks. Yes, they got lots of footage of their toes and the camerawork i…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 26, 2010

Will Have Sex For Meat

You know how women get offended when a man expects a little nooky after paying for an expensive steak dinner? A woman should never be pressured to do something sexually she doesn’t want to do, but there is scientific evidence that suggests the man’s expectations are only natural.

German researchers have found that…

Annika Harris / April 9, 2009

Chimpanzees That Scream Are Doing It With Lesser Males

If your neighbor keeps you up with her loud lovemaking, no worries, there may be absolutely no reason to envy her sex life. See, scientists studied chimpanzee “copulation calls” and discovered that the females who made lots of noise were more concerned with bagging as many males as possible, no matter what their status, rather…

Catherine Strawn / June 17, 2008

Vagenius: The Evolution Of Monkey Business

While a lot of celebrities like to walk around with their cooters out, it turns out that just means they’re less evolved females. Big surprise! But seriously, evolution is to blame for all the problems men have reading women’s sexual signals — although it seems like the trade off was worth it. Back in the…

Simcha / March 25, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Eugene Cussons From Escape To Chimp Eden

I’m a complete animal nerd and I cry during episodes of The Dog Whisperer. But now that show, and host Cesar Millan, seem like such pansies next to my latest crush, and animal-saving superhero, Eugene Cussons from Escape To Chimp Eden. Eugene is the host of this amazing show, in which he rescues abused chimpanzee…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2008