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Volunteers feed hungry animals at Nepal’s revered shrine

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - When COVID-19 came to Nepal, attention turned to an unlikely group of victims: hundreds of monkeys, cows and pigeons.Normally, the...

Africa’s mountain gorillas also at risk from coronavirus

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - As the coronavirus infects more people around the world, conservationists are warning of the risk to another vulnerable species: Africa's...

Apes, monkeys among 30 animals killed in German zoo fire

BERLIN (AP) - A fire raced through a zoo in western Germany in the first few minutes of the new year, killing more than...

Fire kills animals at zoo in western Germany

BERLIN (AP) - A fire at a zoo in western Germany killed a large number of animals in the early hours of the new...

Man gets prison for stealing lemur from California zoo

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A man who admitted stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo has been sentenced to three months...

Argentine orangutan Sandra to head to US great ape sanctuary

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Sandra shows little interest as she slowly shuffles past the structure of beams and ropes built for her to...

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

BERLIN (AP) - Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping...

Indonesia says arrested Russian smuggled orangutan, lizards

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian police said Monday they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who was arrested...

Chimps varied “culture” matters for conservation, study says

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some chimpanzee groups are stone-throwers. Some use rocks to crack open tree nuts to eat. Others use sticks to fish for...

Indonesia court allows dam in orangutan habitat to proceed

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) - Environmentalists lost a court challenge Monday to a Chinese-backed dam in Indonesia that will rip through the habitat of the...