Smiling Kidogo

Did you know, the average person looks 777.7% more attractive when they smile? Not to mention healthier, wiser, slimmer, richer, and cooler. They do. And smiles „become things“ too :o)!

Red-shanked douc Hi Vong

This small, charming fellow Hi Vong (his name stands for the Vietnamese word „hope“) – was born 5 March 2007 in Cologne Zoo. The red-shanked douc got this penetratingly wise stare. I’m convinced they are wise-futuristic-space-aliens – not really; well; maybe ;o)? The doucs consist of three species of the genus Pygathrix. They are Southeast Asian Old World monkeys and…

Animal Personality: Moor Macaque Jaya

The Moor Macaque (Macaca maura) is sometimes called dog-ape because of its dog-like muzzles, although they are no more closely related to apes than any other Old World monkey. The Moor Macaque inhabits only Sulawesi. Currently, the IUCN has categorized Macaca mauras as endangered. The Moor Macaque is endangered mostly due to habitat loss from an expanding human population and…


High spirits! Did you know that for every smile you smile, more than you give will come your way? And, that for all the love you give, the younger you’ll look and the happier you’ll feel? Now you know :o)!


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring (Oscar Wilde).