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Groomed by a Mountain gorilla, what would you do?

January 31, 2012

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How would you react if you had a 20-stone male eyeballing you while his Mrs and children clambered all over you? Most people would probably need a fresh pair of undies as my friend BQ pointed out to me. Well one tourist probably did what most people would do and sat as still as possible […]

Run for cover, ape pulls the trigger on an AK-47

July 16, 2011

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This video (see below) has gone viral. More than 8 million people have viewed it and it’s sparked a debate as to whether it is genuine or a fake. It’s also believed to have been released in the run-up to the new film Rise of the Planet of the Apes out next month. The short film […]

Chimpanzees can develop AIDS

March 9, 2011

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As I spend more time learning about research carried out in the scientific world, I realise there are a wealth of stories that just never manage to penetrate the mainstream media. The attitude of so many news editors is surprising blinkered and aloof, as I found out last year when I tried to pitch my […]