Minnesota Animal Rights Group Objects To Cowboy MonkeyAn animal rights group wants "Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey" pulled from a weekend rodeo in St. Paul. The Minnesota Federated Humane Societies believes the 27-year-old Capuchin monkey is at risk for head trauma.
Harpist's Mellow Tone Soothes Apes At St. Paul Zoo Harpist Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys seemed a little lethargic. Her solution: A little music.
Hamel Rodeo Features Monkeys Riding Dogs, Herding SheepYes, indeed, those are monkeys riding saddled dogs while herding sheep. And that's just one of the many shows taking place this weekend at the Hamel Rodeo in Hamel, Minn.
Newborn DeBrazza's Monkey To Debut At Minn. ZooThe Minnesota Zoo introduces a newborn DeBrazza's monkey to the public Tuesday. The monkey was born last Thursday and does not have a name yet. The zoo says so far the infant's gender is unknown.