Puerto Rico Ships Monkey to.Baghdad?

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The Baghdad Zoo rakes in some more animals. Puerto Rico is using it as a dumping ground for "nuisance" monkeys. Puerto Rico is eager to rid itself of the estimated 2,000 patas and rhesus monkeys that have taken a toll on wildlife and agriculture in the Lajas Valley since escaping from nearby research centers 30 years ago. "We We will give them all the monkeys they want," said Sgt. I am no fan of zoos, especially in an unstable country like Iraq.

Monkey Rescued in India

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A monkey was rescued from a factory in India where it was being held in captivity. According to the article, "Zoochosis is a term used by animal rights activists in reference to the degrading effect of zoos on animals that have been kept in captivity over a long period of time. Poor monkey! It's an adult male macaque suffering from zoochosis. It's the first time I've ever heard the term.

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The Emotional Lives of Animals

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Donna Fernandes, president of the Buffalo Zoo, witnessed a wake for a female gorilla, Babs, who had died of cancer at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo. Harvard University psychologist Marc Hauser observed what could be called embarrassment in a male rhesus monkey.