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Our Ape Ancestors Hit the Booze 10 Million Years Ago

By Bryan Le

Scientists have traced back humans' ability to metabolize alcohol to our primate ancestors. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 22, 2012

By Bryan Le

Drug war takes 40 more lives in Mexico, how being in a gang is an "addiction," and DUI teen tells deputy his dad is an "autobot." MORE  

Video: Drunk Jumps Fence at Zoo, Gets Mauled by Monkeys

By Sam Lansky

Full of love and alcohol, a man bit off more than he could chew when he tried to play with the spider monkeys at a Brazilian zoo. MORE  

Monkey See, Monkey Brew

By Dirk Hanson

A gang of alcoholic monkeys in St. Kitts has the placid island in a panic: boozing it up, battling each other and stealing drinks from unsuspecting tourists. Sound like anyone you know? MORE  

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