The ArgusMonkeys celebrate Earth Day (From The Argus)

Get involved: Send your news, views, pictures and video by texting SUPIC to 80360 or email us.

Monkeys celebrate Earth Day

The Argus: Monkeys celebrate Earth Day Monkeys celebrate Earth Day

Moteck the macaque was up to his neck in it after monkeying around during a special day at the zoo.

Staff at Drusillas Park were celebrating Earth Day with a series of special events and games for the animals.

The annual event aims to raise awareness of environmental issues by turning lights off so Moteck found his own way of getting in the dark. Zoo keepers created special globes from recycled newspaper to highlight the event with the snacks inside including cheese and locusts for the macaques.

Other animals to get their own globes included the squirrel monkeys and emperor tamarins, who had theirs stuffed with a bounty of apples and grapes.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

9:41am Mon 28 Apr 14

Morpheus says...

Events and games for the animals to raise their awareness of environmental issues? Did it work?
Events and games for the animals to raise their awareness of environmental issues? Did it work? Morpheus
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree