The Water Bowl: The Story Behind the Chimp Burial Photo; Plus, Are Dogs Really That Smart?
Monica Szczupider, the photographer who took National Geographic's chimp funeral photo, explains how the chimps reacted to seeing the 40-year-old chimp named Dorothy taken to her burial in September of 2008. Szczupider's photo is in the November issue of National Geographic magazine, on sale now. --blogs.ngm.com
Among the results of studies on canine intelligence? Border collies are #1. --nytimes.com
Folk singer Taylor Mitchell's mother Emily asked that the coyotes that attacked her daughter be spared. --nytimes.com
Two oryx, which are extinct in the wild, died at the National Zoo. --foxnews.com
A Japanese fishing boat capsized when its crew tried to haul in giant jellyfish. --telegraph.co.uk
Amazing photo: a photographer on a hike took a snapshot of a little bird attacking a hawk on its head. --dailymail.co.uk