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A Chinese Cartoon, Across A Monkey Hill

A Chinese cartoon, Across a monkey hill

Monkey And Gorilla Jokes And Riddles

What kind of a key opens a banana? (A monkey!) Why did the monkey like the banana? (Because it had appeal!) What did the banana say to the monkey? (Nothing, bananas can't talk!) What do monkeys do for laughs? (They tell jokes about people!)

Jokes And Riddles For Kids

What does a mixed-up hen lay? (Scrambled eggs!) What does an evil hen lay? (Deviled eggs!) Where do tough chickens come from? (Hard-boiled eggs!) Why did the chicken cross the road? (To get to the other side!) Why did the chewing gum cross the road? (It was stuck to the chicken's foot!) Why did the turkey cross the road? (It was the chicken's day off!) Why did the turkey cross the road twice? (To prove he wasn't chicken!) What do you get when a chicken lays an ...

Bird Jokes And Riddles

Why do seagulls fly over the sea? (Because if they flew over the bay they would be called bagels!) Why does a flamingo stand on one leg? (Because if he lifted that leg off the ground he would fall down!) Where does a peacock go when it loses its tail? (A re-tail store!) Did you hear the story about the peacock? (Yes, it's a beautiful tale!) What is even smarter than a talking bird? (A spelling bee!) Why do hummingbirds hum? (Because they forgot the words!) What do you ...

You'll Get A Hoot Out Of These!

Someone said you sounded like an owl. (Who?) What do you call an owl with a deep voice? (A growl) Why did the owl say, "Tweet, tweet"? (Because she didn't give a hoot!)

Funny Bird Jokes

There are some funny child-friendly jokes. Why do swallows fly south in winter? It’s too far to walk! What bird is always out of breath? A puffin!  

Bird Jokes For Kids

Why do swallows fly south in winter? It’s too far to walk! What bird is always out of breath? A puffin!

Story Time - The Monkey And The Crocodile

Monkey and Crocodile: Some time long ago, Crocodile and Monkey were very great friends. Crocodile lived in the river and Monkey lived on a tree which was there at the bank of the river. One day, Crocodile invited Monkey to his home for a feast. However, Monkey asked Crocodile how he could reach his home and yet he did not know how to swim. "Aaa! That is no problem!" Crocodile told Monkey. "I'll just carry you on my back and swim with you!"

Some Travel Quips

We’re lost but we’re making good time. It’s easier to find a traveling companion than to get rid of one. The strength of the turbulence is directly proportional to the temperature of your coffee.

Save Our Monkeys - Mauritius Exports Up To 10,000 Monkeys A Year To Labs

Save Our Monkeys is a campaign to raise awareness about the cruel exploitation of the monkeys of Mauritius.

The Ethical Eco Baby: Sustainable Diaper Choices

Eco babies. Eco diapers. Because the Earth matters - it does!

Eco Eating

Eco-Eating: Eating as if the Earth Matters (it does!)

Innovative Eco Products In Japan

What is an example of an innovative product? Examples of product innovation by a business might include a new product's invention; technical specification and quality improvements made to a product; or the inclusion of new components, materials or desirable functions into an existing product.

Biodegradable Products, Eco-friendly Compostable

Thankfully consumers have forced a shift to more biodegradable products.

The Eco Design Initiative

An eco design innitiative.

Fast Political Facts About South Africa

According to the Open Budget Index 2012, South Africa has the 2nd most transparent budget in the world. In 2010, SA was ranked 1st. (International Budget Partnership). South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20. South Africa ranks 5th overall on the 2012 Ibrahim Index which measures the quality of African governance, Mauritius, Cape Verde, Botswana and Seychelles took the first four places out of 52. Nigeria were ranked 42. (Mo Ibrahim Foundation).

National Bird Week Educational Packages For Schools

(BirdLife South Africa's national bird week educational packages have just been released.  Dale's announcement can be seen below.  Kindly assist us by getting this information to school's in your area and remember that these lesson plans can be used throughout the year and not just next week.) Please see the below information regarding material for the up-coming bird week. Please direct your queries to Kathleen or Nikki as outlined below, or download the materials as suggested.

The Duck Song

A fun funky kiddie song.

Tour The World

Tour the world! Its such fun to meet new people and see new places.

On Tour At Monkeyland In Plettenberg Bay

Take a tour through the forest of Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary with our senior guide Bert Vos. Learn how the environment these primates live in encourages them to overcome their past lives in captivity and realize their true wild nature. The relationships they have with one another is incredibly unique from anywhere else in the world and it is an amazing opportunity to see them eat, play, swing and even sing in the forest. We hope that you enjoy this short video and urge you to visit us the ...