Alexandria Graff of St. Louis Vegans just called Daily RFT to say that, despite the "hyperbolic, alarmist" memo sent by Washington University's campus security, no eco-terrorist acts are planned for the weekend. "I know they think we're coming to together to plan some illicit activity," she says, "b ... More >>
According to the user who posted the video on YouTube, this incident happened last Friday at the St. Louis Zoo. You can hear one lady say, "Poor thing. Let it go, let it go!" They're chimps. They probably ate it.
Kristie McClanahanThe argument of nature versus nurture seems to be a sure-fire way to pass the time on cable-news shows, particularly when it comes to the "born gay" versus "became that way" argument, but it also pops up during discussions about birth order or, when we were in college, putt ... More >>
Sorry if we hurt your feelings.Wow. The coincidence. We almost wonder if we had something to do with it? Yesterday, Daily RFT reported new findings suggesting that orangutans are perhaps the laziest creatures in the animal kingdom. Then, hours later, the St. Louis Zoo announces that its 25-year-o ... More >>
Orangutan at Rest: How very stereotypical.That orangutan you see at the zoo doing nothing but sitting on its rump staring at you (no matter how hard you bang on its plexi-glass cage), is indeed as lazy as you thought. According to a new report penned by anthropology professor Herman Pontzer at Wa ... More >>
When a chimpanzee once featured in TV commercials mauled a woman last week (February 16) in Connecticut, a Festus man's own experience with chimpanzee attacks came back into the local spotlight. In 2001, Jason Coats, then 18, encountered three chimpanzees that had escaped from an unlocked cage at Ch ... More >>