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Gambling monkeys may provide clues to why humans take risks

Aragorn, one of several rhesus monkeys – all named after “Lord of the Rings” characters – that Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist Veit Stuphorn has trained to perform what is formally …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Move over, Dolly: Monkeys cloned; a step closer to people?

For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to …

Emaciated girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys.

Horse meat and genitals hidden in juice boxes seized by customs agents in Virginia

Customs and Border Protection agents at Dulles International Airport in Virginia seized 42 pounds of horse meat and horse genitals hidden in juice boxes, officials said Thursday. The incident happened …

Zika vaccines work in monkeys, boosting hopes for people

Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.

Gibraltar: a historic port with more to offer than monkeys

Barbary macaque monkeys are the star attractions in Gibraltar. Still, this historic port town is steeped in military history around the landmark Rock of Gibraltar. The town wears its scars …

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago A probation officer arrived at a ranch near Spokane and found four girls, ages 4 to 12, slaving away on a hog farm while …

Zoo monkey dies of trauma after break-in

BOISE – A break-in at Zoo Boise early Saturday left a Patas monkey dead from blunt force trauma to the head and neck, and police were analyzing blood found at …

Woman who smuggled monkey in 2007 dies after rollover

A woman who smuggled a monkey from Thailand to Spokane in 2007 died when her truck went off the road four miles south of Northport on Tuesday night, authorities said. …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2012

Car crash victim smuggled monkey into U.S. in ‘07

A woman who smuggled a monkey from Thailand to Spokane in 2007 died late Tuesday or early Wednesday when her pickup truck went off the road four miles south of …