Farewell, Johnny: Japan's oldest chimpanzee dies at 69

National Jan 16, 2019

Farewell, Johnny: Japan's oldest chimpanzee dies at 69

Johnny, Japan's oldest chimpanzee, has died at the estimated age of 69, a zoo in Kobe said Tuesday. The African-born male chimp had seen his appetite diminish since around September and he had been staying inside his sleeping chamber since 2017 due to age-related health ...

Monkey eludes capture as it's tracked throughout Tokyo

National Dec 12, 2017

Monkey eludes capture as it's tracked throughout Tokyo

A series of monkey sightings around Tokyo continued on Tuesday, as what appears to be a solo wild animal traversed eastern parts of the metropolis. Katsushika Ward used its Twitter account to keep the public updated Tuesday morning, noting the latest sighting locations and warning ...