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Wayne Newton sued over monkey biting girl visiting his home

Aug. 8, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Wayne Newton is being sued by a Las Vegas woman who claims the veteran crooner's pet monkey bit and injured her daughter during an invited visit to Newton's showpiece mansion nearly two years ago. Jocelyne Urena seeks at least $15,000 in damages on behalf of her daughter,...

Series aims to tell wildlife stories from different view

Aug. 2, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lupita Nyong'o remembers clearly the first time she touched a giraffe. She was 5, and it was part of her childhood education growing up in Kenya to appreciate the wildlife around her. "They weren't exotic, they were there," she recalled. Over the years, the Oscar-winning actress has been...

AP Photos: Nepal woman spends her day feeding temple monkeys

Jul. 24, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — In the forests of Nepal's capital Kathmandu near the revered Hindu temple of Pahsupatinath, some 300 monkeys eagerly await their pieces of roti, or flat bread. For the past four years, Saraswati Dangol has been bringing the bread every day to feed the monkeys. She buys some 10...