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Parisian Zoo Recaptures 50 Escaped Hostages  Parisian Zoo Recaptures 50 Escaped Hostages 

The Vincennes Zoo in Paris was evacuated Friday morning after a group of 50 hostages revolted against their captors.

Mischievous Monkey Causes Massive Blackout in Zambian Tourist Town Mischievous Monkey Causes Massive Blackout in Zambian Tourist Town

Around 50,000 residents of Zambia’s Western province were without electricity on Sunday, after a baboon wandered into a power station and fiddled with the equipment. Incredibly, the baboon managed to survive the incident.

Here’s What Baboons Can Teach Us About Social Media Here’s What Baboons Can Teach Us About Social Media

“Birds of a feather flock together” is a saying that exists in a number of different languages. “Gambá cheira gambá” (opossums smell other opossums) in Brazilian Portuguese is a particularly colourful example. The reason is that like-minded people like to hang out together across many cultures. And it seems the same…

Shooting Baboons With Africa's Last Hunter-Gatherers Shooting Baboons With Africa's Last Hunter-Gatherers

Africa's last full-time hunter-gatherers live in Tanzania. Gareth Wishart spent a month living with them. This tale is drawn from that experience. — Ed.

No, baboons can't actually read. Yet. No, baboons can't actually read. Yet.

You've probably seen the headlines saying "Baboon Reading Skills" all over the internet. But don't worry — the rise of the apes isn't coming quite so quickly.

Baboons kidnap puppies and raise them as their own Baboons kidnap puppies and raise them as their own

Be warned, this video starts off horribly sad, but it's still a fascinating behavior from one of our primate cousins. Baboons in Saudi Arabia kidnap feral puppies away from their packs, bringing them up in the baboon family.

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