Charlotte the monkey as rambunctious as ever at Oita zoo

National Aug 21, 2015

Charlotte the monkey as rambunctious as ever at Oita zoo

A baby monkey, whose naming by a Japanese zoo as Charlotte after Britain's newborn princess caused something of an uproar, is in full tomboy mode. The 3-month-old, 15-cm-tall macaque from Mount Takasaki Wild Monkey Park in Oita has become a sensation with park visitors as ...

Zoo backpedals from naming baby monkey after U.K. princess

National May 7, 2015

Zoo backpedals from naming baby monkey after U.K. princess

A zoo in Oita was forced to backpedal on its announcement that it will name a baby Japanese monkey Charlotte in honor of the newborn British princess, following complaints the move is disrespectful to that nation's royal family. The Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden, popular among ...