West Midland Safari Park's troop of ring-tailed lemurs get into the Wimbledon spirit by tucking into a special treat from their keepers. Seen here thoroughly enjoying their bowl of strawberries and cream.
A brand new awesome compilation in the Humans Are series, Animals Are Awesome Too!.
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put a monkey and a mirror together and what do you get?
What happens when you pay two monkeys unequally? Watch what happens.
An excerpt from the TED Talk: "Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals." Watch the whole talk here: http://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals.html
Another great moment captured by Zoo staff.
What's the best way to staty safe when a gorilla is charging at you?
A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics such as vikings, exploding birds and peanut butter.
Please visit www.nocturama.org to find out more about the Little Fireface Project and what you can do to save the slow loris!
Slow loris researcher Professor Anna Nekaris visits the illegal wildlife markets in Java Indonesia to see if the protected slow loris is for sale. Please remember even the best zoos find it difficult to breed lorises in captivity, and hardly any zoos hold lorises world-wide. 'Pet shops' in Japan, Russia and Poland claiming to sell lorises in nurseries almost inevitable obtain them smuggled from markets like this one.
So when you watch 'Loris with Umbrella,' 'Tickling Slow Loris,' or 'Slow Loris Eating Sticky Rice,' remember that thousands of animals died for that single animal to be filmed. Remember that even the best zoos have difficulty keeping lorises alive. Remember you are seeing a few seconds of video. Please don't support the illegal wildlife trade. All lorises are threatened with extinction in the wild.
Freedom is a beautiful thing and something that we often take for granted. These chimpanzees, held in labs for research for over 30 years, finally experienced that freedom and went outside. This is the heart-touching video. Re uploaded. Not my video.
a little amuse-bouche... xx
Watch as the gorillas enjoy their fall-time fun - leaves enrichment! Find out more about our gorilla collection here: http://www.zooatlanta.org/gorilla
Swinging Monkey Atack at the Zoo
Amazing footage of how little forest dwelling monkeys use Piper leaves (which have insect repellent properties) to protect themselves against the same unpleasant nip a mosquito would give you or I! From the BBC's Life of Mammals documentary series.
Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington has started the 'Apps for Apes' program, allowing orangutans to play music, draw and even communicate with each other remotely via the iPad's video chat technology. (Jan. 24)