Posts tagged "monkey"

Brent The Monkey Is A More Accomplished Artist Than You

They say those that cannot paint, write. Well, not actually. But as someone with absolutely zero artistic talent, I'm in awe of this monkey's prize-winning artwork. Brent, a chimpanzee who lives at Chimp Haven in Louisiana, was awarded a $10,000 prize for his painting. Thirty-seven-year-old Brent is a retired lab monkey, who now lives at…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2013

Asshole Monkey Steals Lollipop From A Puppy

I hate it when I'm sitting on the grass, trying to enjoy a lollipop and a monkey comes along and steals it. Even worse is when the monkey steals my lollipop and then hits me in the face with it. That's so fucked up! Well, at least this puppy is getting a lesson in sharing…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 19, 2013

Monkey In Coat Found Wandering Ikea Parking Lot, Asking For Ligonberry Tea

The heart wants what it wants, and in the case of a mysterious monkey that popped up in a Toronto Ikea parking lot, the heart apparently wanted Swedish meatballs and cheaply made TV consoles. The Rhesus Macaque monkey was apparently in a crate in a car in the store's parking lot when it escaped, wandering…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 10, 2012

The New Monkey Breed Looks Freakishly Like Messed Up Artwork

You might have heard that scientists discovered a new breed of monkey in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of which was apparently being kept in captivity by a local schoolteacher like it was no big deal. You might have also heard about a woman in Spain who attempted to restore a 19th century fresco…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 13, 2012

Thoughts On The Zoo Keeper Who Licked A Monkey’s Butt To Save Its Life

So, a zoo keeper in China took on the incredibly gross but selfless task of licking a monkey's butt to save its life. A leaf monkey at the Wuhan Zoo became dangerously constipated after it ingested a peanut that had been thrown in its enclosure. Zhang Bangsheng determined that the peanut was too large to pass through…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2012

Squee! Baby Monkey Gets A Bath

Hey Frisky readers, consider this post/video my formal announcement that I am in the market for a baby monkey. I will pay in cash money and squees. Lucca has given her bark of approval. I've got a tiny towel all ready for after bath time. I promise not to spank my monkey either. So if…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2011

Monkey’s New Profile Pic

This is what happened when a photographer left his camera unattended at a national park in Indonesia. A female black macaque monkey, clearly eager for a new Facebook profile pic, turned the lens on herself and started snapping away. She's a natural. See how important opposable thumbs are. [Daily Mail UK]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011

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…

By: Simcha / March 25, 2008