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  • Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

    LUCKNOW: Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys...

    Some woodcutters spotted the girl roaming with monkeys, police officer Dinesh Tripathi said on Thursday...

  • Beijing deploys monkeys and falcons for war parade

    BEIJING: China’s air force has called monkeys and falcons into service to ensure safe skies for a huge military parade this week to mark Japan’s defeat in World War II, reports said...

    The monkeys had “mastered” the skills to destroy bird nests, Wang was quoted as saying...

  • Monkeys break new ground on stone tool theory

    PARIS: The creation of primitive stone tools has long been hailed as a landmark in the human odyssey — but should our species’ much-trumpeted smartness take all the credit? Scientists observing wild-bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil discovered that when the animals hammered away at stones, they unintentionally created rough flakes similar to those first used as tools by human forerunners...

    Unlike hominins — early humans and their...

  • Bid to smuggle falcons, monkeys foiled in Lakki

    LAKKI MARWAT: The wildlife staffers on Sunday foiled a bid to smuggle two falcons and nine monkeys from Peshawar to Karachi via Lakki Marwat...

    He said that in the meanwhile the team stopped a Karachi-bound passenger bus coming from Peshawar and during checking it recovered two Saker falcons and nine monkeys from hidden cavities of the bus and arrested an alleged smuggler identified as Mian Ejaz...

  • Indian toddler forges bond with monkeys

    DHARWAD (India): He is still too young to talk, but a two-year-old Indian boy has become a modern-day Mowgli and a subject of local intrigue after befriending a gang of langur monkeys...

    The infant’s uncle Barama Reddy said it was “strange” for the monkeys to behave like that, and villagers feared the boy would be attacked while his parents worked in a nearby field...

  • Chinese scientists break key barrier by cloning monkeys

    LONDON: Chinese scientists have cloned monkeys using the same technique that produced Dolly the sheep two decades ago, breaking a technical barrier that could open the door to copying humans...

    Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, two identical long-tailed macaques, were born eight and six weeks ago, making them the first primates — the order of mammals that includes monkeys, apes and humans — to be cloned from a non-embryonic cell...

  • German auto firms under fire for diesel tests on humans, monkeys

    FRANKFURT MAIN: German carmakers came under fire on Monday following revelations they helped finance experiments that saw humans and monkeys exposed to toxic diesel fumes that have been linked to asthma, lung diseases and heart attacks...

    “These tests on monkeys or even humans are in no way ethically justified,” said Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert...

  • Heatstroke kills monkeys as India suffers in searing temperatures

    NEW DELHI: A troop of monkeys died from suspected heatstroke in India as scorching temperatures that have lasted more than a week take a mounting toll on humans and animals, media reports said on Saturday...

    The monkeys died in Joshi Baba forest range in Madhya Pradesh state where the thermometer reached 46 Celsius...

  • Flames from sky lanterns kill 30 monkeys in Germany

    BERLIN: A fire at a zoo in western Germany in the first minutes of 2020 killed more than 30 animals, including apes, monkeys, bats and birds, authorities said...

    The zoo near the Dutch border said that the entire ape house burned down and more than 30 animals, including five orangutans, two gorillas, a chimpanzee and several monkeys, as well as fruit bats and birds, were killed...

  • Army huddle takes 'serious note' of cross-border firing incidents, asks Afghanistan to regulate border

    The Pakistan Army's top brass on Tuesday took serious notice of the recent cross-border firing incidents from Afghanistan, asking Kabul to take effective border control measures, the military's media wing said...

    The commanders undertook a comprehensive review of the global, regional and domestic security environment with particular focus on the situation along the borders especially the Line of Control/Working Boundary and Pak-Afghan...

  • India's Border Security Force wants FIR registered against pigeon found near Pakistan border

    In a bizarre turn of events, India's Border Security Force (BSF) has requested the Khangarh Police Station SHO in Amritsar to register a first information report (FIR) against a pigeon found near the border with Pakistan which was carrying a paper with a Pakistani number on it, Indian media reported on Wednesday...

    According to India Today, the black and white pigeon was caught on April 17 after it perched on the shoulder of Constable...

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan in angry tangle over border fence

    ANGOOR ADDA: Pakis­tan is confident that a pair of nine-foot chicken wire fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by militants from Afghanistan, which opposes Islamabad’s plans for a barrier along the frontier...

    Pakistan plans to fence up most of the 2,500km frontier despite Kabul’s protests that the barrier would divide families and friends along the Pashtun tribal belt straddling the colonial-era Durand line drawn up by...

  • China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan will properly address border issue

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and jointly uphold peace and stability...

    ”“As a close neighbour to both Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Chinese side hopes that the two sides will properly address the relevant issue,” he added...

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