Incredibly, Scientists Have Reversed Leg Paralysis In Monkeys

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech

Technology that has allowed paralysed monkeys to walk again for the first time, could be used on humans within a decade. The new study, conducted by t...

From Old Masters to Fresco Disasters - Celebrating the Glory of Failure

Phil Edgar-Jones | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Phil Edgar-Jones

I became really interested in the subject of failure when I was watching my daughter make the transformation from a child unfettered by the constraints of grown-up measurement to one consumed by anxiety over GCSE exams - from glorious freedom of imagination to a dread of failure.

Monkey Business: Can an Animal Own the Rights to Its Own Image?

Wayne Beynon | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK
Wayne Beynon

If an animal takes a selfie, does it own the rights? While this may sound like a modern day riddle, it is in fact a question that a Californian court had to consider after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) took issue with a Welsh photographer's picture of a monkey.

Monkey Loses Battle For Copyright Over Its Own 'Selfie' Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK

A macaque has lost the battle for copyright of its selfie photographs after a judge declared the act cannot be extended to animals. US District Ju...

What Can Monkeys Teach Hipsters About Beard Evolution?

Mia Rozenbaum | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Rozenbaum

When you live high in rainforest canopies with other closely related species, what you do need to recognise is your own kind, for breeding and other social purposes. Could Hipsters be trying to stand out in the city jungle as a different species?

Police Taser Chocolate-Crazed Monkey That Had Been On The Run For Two Weeks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

A monkey believed to have survived for weeks on a diet of chocolate was reportedly Tasered by police after it burst into a primary school and behaved ...

When Selfies With Monkeys Go Very, Very Wrong...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK

OK, we’re calling it: the selfie is over. The next big thing is the selfie-gone-oh-so-very-wrong. As demonstrated absolutely perfectly in this s...

This Monkey Business Is Serious

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Apparently, US copyright law means that "non-human authors" do not have the right to automatic copyright of any photographs that they take. In the weird world of copyright, both an underlying image and subsequent alterations resulting in a final image are needed to have copyright bestowed on a person.

LOOK: Pick-Pocketing Primate Saved From Plummeting Into Pavement

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

A pick-pocketing primate was saved from death when a plan to sedate it with a tranquilliser dart went amiss in the city of Chengdu in the Sichuan prov...

WATCH: Rejected Newborn Monkey Lives In A Slipper & Drinks Human Breast Milk. Obvs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A newborn monkey is being fed with human breast milk after his mother rejected him. The miniature male baby golden lion tamarin is currently livin...

Monkey Can 'Feel' Robotic Limb With Brain Implant

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A monkey has been outfitted with an artificial limb which it can use to literally 'feel' objects. Researchers at the University of Chicago were abl...

Darwin The Ikea Monkey's Mother' Fights For Return Of Her Pet (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

The owner of Darwin, the tiny monkey found waddling through an Ikea car park in a sheepskin coat, returned to court on Thursday as she battles to rega...

Monkeys On The Verge Of Speech?

PA | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Tech

Friendly lip-smacks made by a large African monkey show striking similarities with human speech, say scientists. Geladas, close cousins of the babo...

The Week In Photos - Vote On Your Favourite Picture

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

This week in pictures has seen a nation mourn as Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer. It also saw a Florida man tragicall...

WATCH: A Monkey In The Snow, Wearing A Jacket

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Comedy

On the day that these rather sad pictures of the Iran space monkey appeared, we think it's only right that we rectify the balance and bring you a rath...

Ikea Monkey Owner Reveals 'Fatal Attraction' Bond & Videos Of Darwin Brushing His Teeth & Wearing Dungarees

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Home movies of Darwin the Ikea monkey brushing his teeth, wearing dungarees and sucking a dummy have emerged, all filmed by his doting owner who despe...

Ikea Monkey Rescued, Sent To Animal Sanctuary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Ikea Monkey Owner Reveals 'Fatal Attraction' Bond & Videos Of Darwin Brushing His Teeth & Wearing Dungarees A tiny monkey wearing a nappy a...

PHOTOS: Tiny Monkey In A Posh Coat Escapes At Ikea

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Ikea Monkey Owner Reveals 'Fatal Attraction' Bond & Videos Of Darwin Brushing His Teeth & Wearing Dungarees A tiny monkey wearing a nappy a...

WATCH: Feeding Time For Adorable Baby Spider Monkey

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Baby monkeys are cute enough, but baby spider monkeys? Well, they take the cute biscuit - then nibble away at it until it disappears in a sugary cloud...

Did Zoo Keeper Really Lick Monkey's Bottom For An Hour To Save His Life?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

A Chinese zoo keeper has reportedly saved the life of a tiny monkey by licking its bottom for an hour. Zhang Bangsheng leapt into action after not...

WATCH: Meet Kenichi Ito, The Fastest Man On Four Legs

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Most people aren't inspired by monkeys, day to day. Japan's 'Monkey Man' Kenichi Ito isn't like most people - what with him holding the world record f...

Orangutans Get Up And Personal With Zoo Visitor's iPhone

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever-so-clever iPhone-owner Mark Rober works for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Cool job, right? Well, just wait till you s...

WATCH: Monkey Wrestles Dog, Wins

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Last week we saw a bear cub and a wolf cub playfighting. A couple of weeks before that, we saw some lions playing with a dog. This week? It's the a...

MONKEY PICTURES: Here's Looking At You, Kid

Posted 30.01.2012 | UK

Humans are but chromosomes away from their monkey cousins, and these pensive portraits of chimpanzees, orangutans, baboons and bonobos show just how s...

PICTURES: Baby Monkey Gets Potty Trained In German Zoo

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Great globulus green eyes peering mischievously from monkey brows, this nine-day old baby mona is being potty trained, and zookeepers have fitted him ...