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 rather more heartwarming monkey moment.
So step forward Vanya - at least, we think his name is Vanya, according to this video's YouTube title - an adorable macaque who has been filmed out playing in the Russian snow in his little green jacket.
Vanya is clearly a total dude. Not unlike his little Canadian cousin, Darwin...
(Via Blame It On The Voices)