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Monkey kills 12-day-old baby in Agra

The incident took place in Runkata town on the outskirts of Agra

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November 14, 2018


Family wants FIR against monkeys for killing a man in India

The police say a case can’t be registered against monkeys

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October 26, 2018


India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey ‘drive’

The monkey was at the wheel for almost ten minutes

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October 9, 2018


Indian bus driver suspended for letting a monkey ‘drive’

There were around 30 passengers on the bus

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October 6, 2018


Monkey that took selfie named ‘Person of the Year’

JAKARTA: An Indonesian monkey who shot to fame after it snapped a grinning selfie — and sparked a landmark US copyright case — was named “Person of the Year” Wednesday by the animal rights group that took on the simian’s cause. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it was honouring Naruto,…

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December 6, 2017


Monkey can rob you of costly phone

You must have heard ‘as agile as monkey’. Let’s see an abundant and telling proof of it in this video. Enjoy.

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June 14, 2016


Kenya nationwide blackout caused by monkey tripping transformer

A nationwide blackout that hit Kenya on Tuesday was caused by a monkey tripping a transformer at a hydropower plant, leading to the loss of more than 180 megawatts from the grid, power producer Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said. Power distributor Kenya Power and KenGen said electricity supply was knocked out at 11.30 a.m….

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June 8, 2016


Cheeky monkey snatches woman’s mobile

A monkey snatched a girl’s mobile phone while she was offering him food at a Chinese zoo. Watch this video…

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April 18, 2016


Ohio police, ‘Man with the Yellow Hat’ on lookout for monkey

CLEVELAND: In an escape worthy of popular cartoon monkey “Curious George,” police in Minerva Park, Ohio, have alerted the public to a simian on the loose. First spotted by a police officer on Thursday in the heavily wooded Columbus suburb in central Ohio, the suspected “medium sized” howler monkey has evoked chuckles in the community…

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February 6, 2016


No name change for Charlotte the monkey

TOKYO: A Japanese zoo that caused a furore by naming a baby monkey after Britain's Princess Charlotte has been told to stick to its guns by the local mayor after two days of fraught debate. Mt Takasaki Wild Monkey Park in Oita was flooded with complaints after announcing Wednesday that the public had voted for…

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May 8, 2015


Japanese zoo rethinking 'Charlotte' for newborn monkey

TOKYO: A Japanese zoo said Thursday it is rethinking the name of a baby monkey after a public poll decided on “Charlotte”, following complaints it was disrespectful to Britain's newborn princess. Mt. Takasaki Wild Monkey Park announced the name Wednesday after it came top in a vote, a tradition at the zoo for the first…

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May 7, 2015


Saudi-bound apes fall victim to diplomatic monkey business

STOCKHOLM: Four Amazonian monkeys due to be transferred from Sweden to Saudi Arabia have been left stranded in a Stockholm zoo after a diplomatic row prompted Riyadh to stop issuing business visas. The Pygmy marmosets — among the world's smallest primates at less than 15 centimetres (6 inches) long — were born a year ago…

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April 9, 2015


Indian couple to leave everything to pet monkey

LUCKNOW: A wealthy Indian couple has made a pet monkey their sole heir, saying their lives became more prosperous after they adopted the animal and they want to ensure he is looked after. Brajesh Srivastava and his wife Shabista have no children, but they view their pet monkey Chunmun as a son and have set…

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February 19, 2015


India's brides hire langurs to halt monkey business

NEW DELHI: Wedding rings — check. Brass band — check. Large, aggressive monkeys — check. Anxious brides wanting the perfect wedding day are leaving nothing to chance in the Indian city of Agra, hiring large monkeys and their handlers to keep pesky smaller ones at bay. Grey langurs are becoming increasingly common at outdoor weddings…

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February 3, 2015


North Korea dubs Obama a 'monkey'

SEOUL: North Korea called US President Barack Obama a “monkey” and blamed Washington on Saturday for Internet outages that it has experienced during a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures. The National Defence Commission, the North's ruling body, chaired by state leader Kim Jong Un, said Obama…

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December 27, 2014


Monkey saves another's life

In a heroic act, a monkey saved another's life who lost consciousness after being electrocuted on a rail track in India. Watch this video.

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December 21, 2014


With monkey on the lam, Florida neighborhood goes bananas

TAMPA: Florida authorities vowed on Friday to capture a monkey last seen running through a Tampa neighborhood that they described as “three-foot tall, brown and fast.” A resident initially reported seeing a fleet-footed monkey running through a yard in the middle of a sunny Thanksgiving Day afternoon, Tampa police said. An hour later, another caller…

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November 30, 2014


Ebola vaccine okayed in monkey trials

PARIS: A novel vaccine temporarily shielded lab monkeys from Ebola, and a booster jab provided lasting protection, according to a study Sunday that endorsed approval for tests on humans. A single shot of the vaccine, based on a cold virus that affects chimps, gave macaques “complete short-term and partial long-term protection” from the deadly virus,…

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September 8, 2014


Earning monkey

Shahzad Ahmed reports from Sialkot about Mohammad Yousuf and his monkey.

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January 31, 2014


Iran says it sends second monkey into space, brings it back safely

DUBAI: Iran said on Saturday it had sent a second live monkey into space and brought it back safely, the latest demonstration of the country's missile capabilities, state news agency IRNA reported.”President Hassan Rouhani … congratulated Iranian scientists and experts on successfully sending a second living creature into space,” the news agency said.Iran said it…

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December 14, 2013


Justin Bieber's abandoned monkey moves to German wildlife park

BERLIN: A pet monkey that had belonged to Justin Bieber has moved into a German wildlife park after the teenage popstar failed to provide the necessary paperwork to release it from customs.”Mally”, a 23-week-old capuchin monkey, was confiscated by authorities at Munich airport in March while the Canadian singer was on tour. The pet has…

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June 1, 2013