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Earth Day 2015 Kicks Off With 'Monkey Kingdom' & Tina Fey

This year’s Earth Day not only gets the Disney treatment, it’s got one of Saturday Night Live’s leading comedy writers to do it justice. Hanging with a clan of macaque monkeys living in a Sri Lanka jungle, narrator Tina Fey follows the life and times of Maya, a female who’s low-ranking status excludes her from obtaining the finer things in (monkey) life. This is the basis for a full-length documentary, titled Monkey Kingdom.’

PetsLady's Pick: Smart Orangutan Of The Day

Here you thought that humans invented the umbrella!

Monkeys Used To Cure Polio In 1900s, Now Polio Used To Cure Cancer In 2015

Who could have imagined that a dreadful epidemic could actually be instrumental in potentially curing another disease, equally as heinous. Yet over the course of the last 100 years, medical science has seemingly found a connection between two disparate diseases that is as startling as it is miraculous. . . and it all started with a group of test monkeys.

Monkeying Around! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What does that Gibbon have on her head?  And why?


Baby Learns How To Walk! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Meet Budi.  This poor little orangutan was found in a chicken cage, unable to move.  Thanks to the help of some very kind therapists, he's well on his way to recovery...

What Is That Thing? The "GAH!!!!" Animal Video Of The Day!!!

I'm scared of three things: sharks, clowns, and tiny things that I can't figure out.  Picture this coming at you in the dark.  At first it would be terrifying; then it would be really cute.

Wonderful Animal Nesting Dolls For Your Child

Nesting dolls have been a toy that children (and adults) have enjoyed for more than 100 years. The first were made in Russia in the 19th century. Traditionally the dolls have been Russian peasant girls, but now they come in a wide variety of images -- including animals. There are a large number of different animal nesting dolls out there to choose from. Here are a few: