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Escaping the clutches of alcoholism is never easy, and it certainly wasn't for Nicolas, who had to go on anti-depressants to cope with the withdrawal symptoms.
But thanks to the timely help of a Chilean treatment center, he has finally been able to get back to what he does best: being a monkey.
Robby, the last chimpanzee remaining in a circus in Germany, will get a new life.
A newly discovered species of primate may rewrite the history of great apes.
After what had likely been a lifetime of suffering at the hands of people who viewed him as a mere commodity, a lonely Rhesus monkey named Andi is beginning to learn what it's like to be at peace - at the Primate Rescue Center.
Last week, we told you about how Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had somehow procured a tiny monkey he named Dallas Bryant. The world went: Awwwww.
Bryant has never really revealed if he had truly adopted the monkey or, like, rented it for the sake of a widely shared Instagram photo. But some animal-rights groups are telling TMZ that adopting a monkey is a really bad idea.
Not everyone caught the cutsies when Dez Bryant posted a pic of his supposed new pet monkey -- several animal organizations (like the Primate Rescue Center) are furious ... claiming the move is downright "irresponsible."
A Lowndes County, Mississippi woman was airlifted to an undisclosed hospital in Jackson after showing symptoms of a simian-related virus.
If a creature is smart enough to pick coconuts, is it fair to make him? This is the question at the heart of a controversy over pigtailed macaques in Thailand that excel at picking coconuts loved by Western consumers — but do so on leashes.
A legal but clandestine market thrives in rural Missouri, where you need more paperwork to buy a car than a chimpanzee.
The breeders are proud. The activists are mad. The neighbors are confused. And the monkeys still have good aim.