Monkey Business of the Day: After Stealing a GoPro, This Monkey Can't Help But Enjoy a Selfie

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This Can't Be Good of the Day: Herpes-infected monkeys terrorize Florida

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In today's news from the "oh my god we're all going to die" department, hoards of rhesus macaque monkeys carrying the Herpes are on the loose in Florida, according to the state's wildlife officials. First discovered in 1932, Herpes-B is one of the few known non-human varieties widely considered to be a deadly health threat to humans, with more than two dozen deaths linked to infections and the majority population of the 700 primates captured in the past decade having tested positive for the virus.

Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day

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Meet APEril and Up Chuck, the two most cleverly named besties you'll see today.

Well... at least APEril thinks they're besties.

Shameless Monkeys of the Day

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A reporter in Bali feels the wrath of some of frisky and mischievous monkeys.

Not Safe For Work -- monkey sex.

[tastefullyoffensive]

Afternoon Snack

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Meet the lesula, a species of monkey whose "discovery" is being heralded around the world today.

Just to clarify: Not Photoshopped. Not Potato Jesus. Not a man in a monkey suit.

[cnn]