Ikea Monkey


The Ikea Monkey Needs Help

TORONTO - The Ikea monkey needs help keeping a roof over its head.Darwin the monkey — whose story went viral in December 2012 when he was found wandering outside an Ikea store wearing a shearling coat...

Ikea Monkey Back In Spotlight

SUNDERLAND, Ont. - The Ikea monkey has shed his shearling coat and may soon be moving to a new home.Darwin has now been at Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary for two years, ever since he was scooped up...

The Custody Battle Is Over

TORONTO - The ownership battle over the Ikea monkey, whose antics and plight garnered attention worldwide, has finally ended with his heartbroken "mom" giving up her costly efforts to get him back fro...

Canada's Animals Deserve the Five Freedoms

It's time to rethink our relationship with animals. We can begin by demanding effective laws from our governments guaranteeing the Five Freedoms for all animals in Canada. By doing this, animals may begin to become visible to us; they may matter.

Judge Decides Ikea Monkey's Fate

TORONTO - The Ikea monkey may have worn clothing and slept in his former owner's bed, but he is still a wild animal and therefore should not be returned to the woman who calls herself his "mom," a jud...

This Monkey's Trial Is Coming To An End

OSHAWA, Ont. - The fate of the Ikea monkey is in the hands of an Ontario judge who will weigh, among other issues in the rather unique case, whether he is a wild animal or a pet mistakenly given away....

GROOCH: "Monkey Buisness" (CARTOON)

While the Ikea Monkey "Darwin" had the fate of his permanent residence decided in court this week. Darwin isn't the only monkey business that continues to concern Ontario. As if being a Maple leaf fan wasn't bad enough, controversial allegations of financial evasion continue to be thrown "monkey poop style" at Prime Minister Harper.

Tricked Into Letting Him Go?

OSHAWA, Ont. - A primate sanctuary is no longer alleging that the Ikea monkey was abused by the woman who calls herself his "mom," who wept in court Thursday as she described the bond she shared with...

Ikea Monkey Owner Will Go To Court

TORONTO - The owner of a monkey who was found in a Toronto Ikea parking lot last weekend wearing a shearling coat is going to court to get him back.Yasmin Nakhuda has filed a motion with the Ontario S...

What the Ikea Monkey Revealed About Animal Treatment in Canada

This poor juvenile rhesus macaque was found wandering through an IKEA parking lot in Toronto a few days ago, and he quickly became an international Internet sensation. In similar circumstances in recent memory, law enforcement agents have been known to shoot wayward animals, send them to zoos, or return them to their irresponsible human caretakers.

Monkey Owner Bracing For A Fight

TORONTO - The baby monkey found wandering outside a Toronto Ikea store this weekend was so attached to his owner he'd have panic attacks whenever she was out of sight, a woman who considered him part...
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How One Girl Capitalized on the Ikea Monkey

When this Ikea Monkey story blew up on Sunday afternoon, my friend Bronwyn was ready to talk about the fact she was there. By Sunday evening she'd already done four local TV interviews and lined up a handful of interviews for the next morning. Her Twitter feed has been "non-stop since Sunday." She has gained hundreds of new followers.