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They aren’t flying monkeys but getting pretty close

Many animals have been recruited to use in military applications. China now has a crew of monkeys. It’s just a small step from dispatching birds… They’re fierce, furry and ready to protect China. The People’s Liberation Army revealed Monday that it has trained a small unit of macaque monkeys to protect a northern air force…

A thousand monkeys, free in Florida

You can’t go wrong getting attention with such an attention-grabbing headline: Herpes-infected monkeys terrorize Florida | New York Post. Hundreds of rare wild monkeys — some carrying herpes — are on the loose in Florida after a tour guide brought the spunky critters to the state long ago. Wildlife officials said that three pairs of…

Monkey rediscovered in Borneo

Monkey thought to be extinct ‘rediscovered’ in Indonesia: Scientists find rare Miller’s Grizzled Langur in jungle Scientists working in the dense jungles of Indonesia have “rediscovered” a large, gray monkey so rare it was believed by many to be extinct. They were all the more baffled to find the Miller’s Grizzled Langur – its black…