The Greatest Monkeys of All Time

Johnny Wright of our pal YesButNoButYes blog wrote a neat post counting down the 25 greatest monkeys (real and fictional) of all time.

This one to the left is Oliver the "Humanzee":

Oliver has been billed as "The Missing Link" due to his more-human-than-chimp face and his tendency to walk upright. Ollie has toured the world, bringing joy to countless millions. Genetic testing has allegedly shown that Ollie is not the missing link, but I'm not buying.

Link - More on Oliver at Rense - Thanks Johnny!

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Hey well, you might think you've created a good article about monkeys here, but actually I have to tell you it's lacking in many areas. Here's a top monkeys article which everyone should read as an addendum to this:

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I wrote an article, which has since shown up and referenced everywhere, regarding the specifics of Oliver last year.

His handler contacted me at the time to inform me that Oliver is currently housed by Primarily Primates. He is close to sixty years old and, while he did suffer a mild stroke a couple years back, he is pretty good shape for a retired bloke.

A current photo can be viewed at the bottom of:
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you know oliver is still alive today!
he was let go from his circus performing family after he bent the wife over the washing machine and dry humped her.. this is a true story... its in the doco "humanzee" by the bbc
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