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Ravens: Smarter than you think

...Ravens are much smarter than other birds, Marzluff said, capable of higher brain functioning similar to that of a small monkey."They have exceptionally large brains and because of that they can make a lot of associations between our actions and the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/ravens-smarter-you-think
Art
In Alaska, monkeys not allowed

...the entire state to be a monkey-free zone. Although monkeys never appealed to me, I...proposal to add capuchin monkeys to the clean list. These...little "organ-grinder" monkeys. "Even a small monkey is strong, and they have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021910/out_565025200.shtml
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...true. Jaguars don't have to rip our flesh, vertical faces of mountains don't have to be scaled and jungles full of angry monkeys don't have to be traversed in order to have a meaningful experience in nature or a deeper understanding of one's self...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/beaten-path-journeys-we-make
Outdoors
Photo: Hit the JACC Putt!

Nancy DeCherney, Executive Director of the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, displays the monkeys she made for the Wizard of Oz miniature golf hole at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Tuesday. Now up to 11 holes, the annual...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-18/photo-hit-jacc-putt
Local
Twister, monkeys join other Oz creatures on roof

...Witch of the West, and the Cowardly Lion were recently flanked by a house caught in the vortex of a tornado, and two flying monkeys. The latest additions were lifted into place about two weeks ago, said Reliable's manager, Gary Baxter. Reliable Sheet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080901/Loc_metal.shtml
Local
Just don't vote for giant monkeys

...implored voters to re-elect George W. Bush, warning that if voters elect John Kerry the oceans will freeze over, giant monkeys from outer space will take over the known universe, and the gates of hell will open and swallow you all up. So much for homeland...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091404/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Getting to Sochi

...best snow in the world," Tompkins said. "It was perfect conditions, and there were snow monkeys out, sunshine and three feet of powder. The monkeys hung out at the hotel and would mess with my teammates prosthetics."Tompkins is rated 22nd...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-28/getting-sochi
Sports
Watching the 'Wizard of Oz'

...Halloween or the fact that falling leaves make me think of flying monkeys. Since fall started in early August, we watched this thriller...and kill her? Does she spontaneously combust? Do the flying monkeys take her away to drop from a great height? What's interesting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-09-25/watching-wizard-oz
Neighbors
In the beginning

...while I was in school, which was kind of a long time ago, we used to spend some time kidding each other about descending from monkeys and having lots of fishy ancestors. But I never gave it much serious thought. This was, of course, quite some time after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102509/nei_508727415.shtml
Helpers roll into bike repair co-op

...visit to the Off the Chain bicycle shop and she just happened to arrive on "Ladies Night," when the shop's team of grease monkeys was mostly women. Kayla Spaan, a 22-year-old artist who volunteers at Off the Chain, took Baker to a special bicycle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082609/sta_486140104.shtml

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