Wild Fact #269 – The Perfect Primate Present – Green Monkey

Wild Fact #269 – The Perfect Primate Present – Green Monkey

Before we start today’s Wild Fact, I wanted to wish my Mom a very special Happy Birthday. In honour of her 25th birthday…okay, so this might not be her exact age but doesn’t look a day older than 25 (how is that for sucking up?). Anyway, in honour of this

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Wild Fact #354 – Monkey Stare – Dryas Monkey

Wild Fact #354 – Monkey Stare – Dryas Monkey

For some reason I was in the mood to take a quick trip to the Congo today so I figured…why not? After all, anything is possible in the land of imagination, right? Anyway, while we are traveling through the forests of the Congo basin, keep an eye out for the

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Wild Fact #389 – Do They Have Bananas in Space? – Rhesus Monkey

Wild Fact #389 – Do They Have Bananas in Space? – Rhesus Monkey

Yesterday we observed the incredibly unique Tube Nosed Bat and although there is little information on this newly discovered species, we managed to learn a few things. Today, we are going to study an animal that has more information that we know what to do with. The Rhesus Monkey is

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Wild Fact #530 – Swamped! – Allen’s Swamp Monkey

Wild Fact #530 – Swamped! – Allen’s Swamp Monkey

  You know how I like to have Monkey Monday Wild Facts, every now and again.  Well my friends, today is one of those days!  I still think a great way to start a new week is to talk about a cute and funny looking Monkey.  The particular monkey that

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Wild Fact #552 – Monkeying Around in Africa – Vervet Monkey

Wild Fact #552 – Monkeying Around in Africa – Vervet Monkey

  It looks as though we are moving right along with the Wild Facts this week.  I don’t know about all of you but this week is starting to move at an incredibly quick pace.  Perhaps this is due to the fact that I am trying to get things ready

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Wild Fact #562 – The Blushing Primate – Uakari

Wild Fact #562 – The Blushing Primate – Uakari

Okay so maybe this week’s Monkey Monday Wild Fact is a tad late but nonetheless, here it is!  That’s right, we are going to explore the life of a New World Monkey called the Uakari.  I know, I thought it was a pretty funny name as well.  If you want

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Wild Fact #625 – Party All Night and Sleep All Day – Night Monkey

Wild Fact #625 – Party All Night and Sleep All Day – Night Monkey

In order to get the week of Wild Facts started off on a the right foot, I figured we would do another Monkey Monday.  For some reason, talking about monkeys always makes me laugh and puts me into a great mood.  Let’s face it, we could all use an uplifting

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Wild Fact #660 – Jealous of a Monkey? – Squirrel Monkey

Wild Fact #660 – Jealous of a Monkey? – Squirrel Monkey

Welcome back to another fun-filled week of Wild Facts.  I hope all of you enjoyed the Cartoon Wild Facts last week.  If you don’t know what I am talking about then I suggest you go back a few days and read up on some real life animals based on your

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Wild Fact #675 – The Lazy Adaptation – Guereza

Wild Fact #675 – The Lazy Adaptation – Guereza

Today we are going to celebrate Monkey Monday (I swear I just make these things up as I go) by exploring the world of the Guereza, which is also known as the Eastern Black and White Colobus, Mantled Guereza or the Abyssinian Black and White Colobus.  So where does all

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Wild Facts #695 – Hollywood Star – White Faced Capuchin

Wild Facts #695 – Hollywood Star – White Faced Capuchin

The weekend is over and we are back for another exciting, fun-filled week of Wild Facts.  Today is going to be known as Monkey Monday since we are going to go deep into the world of the White Faced Capuchin. You might recognize this medium-sized New World Monkey from your

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Wild Fact #721 – When Monkey’s Get Grounded – Patas Monkey

Wild Fact #721 – When Monkey’s Get Grounded – Patas Monkey

Luckily the internet in the Yukon is back up and running.  I was seriously pulling my hair out trying to post yesterday’s Wild Fact from my Blackberry. I wanted to end the week with a fun and entertaining Wild Fact.  And let’s face it, what is more fun and entertaining

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Wild Fact #723 – It is Not a Fuzzy Monkey – Woolly Monkey

Wild Fact #723 – It is Not a Fuzzy Monkey – Woolly Monkey

Since I am still having nightmares from the vicious Honey Badger Wild Fact, I figured I would calm things down today and write about a nice, soft, fuzzy monkey.  Well I guess it isn’t technically a “Fuzzy Monkey” since I am actually talking about the “Woolly Monkey”.  For the record,

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Wild Fact #800 – Hang Around and Read the 800th Fact – Spider Monkey

powered by Fotopedia Today is a special post since it is Wild Fact #800! Can you believe we have already done 200 interesting animal facts? We have learned a lot of crazy things from snakes that play dead to fish that can walk on land.  Just think about what other

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Wild Fact #823 – Make Sure to Brush Your Teeth – Slow Loris

Wild Fact #823 – Make Sure to Brush Your Teeth – Slow Loris

So far this week it seems that only insects, scorpions and other “icky” animals seem to be poisonous.  Today we are going to change all of that by taking a trip to India and Southeast Asia to learn about the “clown” of the primate world, the Slow Loris.  I say

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Wild Fact #833 – Just Monkeying Around – Mandrill

Wild Fact #833 – Just Monkeying Around – Mandrill

Since I had a lot of fun writing about a monkey yesterday, I figured I would keep the trend going into the middle of the week.  Unlike the Crab-Eating Macaque who lived in Southeast Asia, the Mandrill likes to hang out in Africa.  So grab your cool safari hat and

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Wild Fact #834 – The Perfect Gift – Crab-Eating Macaque

Wild Fact #834 – The Perfect Gift – Crab-Eating Macaque

Yesterday, we had a chance to swim with the Tundra Swans in the icy waters of the north.  Since I am still freezing from that little adventure, I figured we would head to the shorelines of Southeast Asia to hang out with the ever so cute Crab-Eating Macaques.  The crab-eating

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Wild Fact #891 – Good Things Come in Small Packages – Pygmy Marmoset

Wild Fact #891 – Good Things Come in Small Packages – Pygmy Marmoset

The weekend is just around the corner and I wanted all of you to start it off on the right foot (since we all know the weekend really starts today). I figured the best way to get your weekend going would be to find the cutest animal I could for

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Wild Fact #898 – A Howl of a Time – Howler Monkey

Wild Fact #898 – A Howl of a Time – Howler Monkey

Here we sit at the middle of the week already!  Happy Hump Day everyone! I don’t know about you but I am finding this week to be flying by. Yesterday, we talked about a fish that likes to walk on the ocean floor.  Today, we are going to head to

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Wild Fact #923 – This Animal is Bound to Turn Heads – Philippine Tarsier

Wild Fact #923 – This Animal is Bound to Turn Heads – Philippine Tarsier

Yesterday we talked about insects so let’s take a different route today and talk about an animal that eats insects.  The Philippine tarsier is often referred to as the smallest monkey in the world. Although, this primate is only 9-16 cm (3.5 – 6″) in length (excluding the tail) it

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Wild Fact #925 – Mustache Envy – Emperor Tamarin

Wild Fact #925 – Mustache Envy – Emperor Tamarin

I can’t believe it is Friday already! To show my appreciation I decided to complete a fact on an animal that is much cuter than the naked mole rat. Although, I guess any animal I wrote about today would be cuter than the mole rat. So what is an emperor

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