State Authorities Seize Long Island Woman’s Pet Monkey Of 22 Years. Beatrice Nieves, 80, told CBS2’s Ali Bauman in an exclusive interview that she feels like she lost a family member. “It breaks my heart,” Nieves said. “I haven’t stopped crying for four days.”…
On Saturday, state authorities acting on an anonymous tip seized Nieves’ long-time pet, Luna, a capuchin monkey, from her Brentwood home.
CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports. CBS New York video
While monarch butterflies may be relatively small in size, they make one of the most epic journeys known to animal-kind. During the spring, the first generation of butterflies leaves its winter home in Mexico or California to head north. Each successive generation flies even farther north, ending with the fourth generation finally making it to its summer destination in the northern United States or Canada. When the time comes to head south again for the winter, the fourth generation makes the entire journey back by itself, returning to almost exactly the same spot from which the first generation took off, even though the fourth generation has never been to that location before and there are no earlier surviving generations around to show the way…. National Geographic video news.
Büsi is a brief video by Peter Fischli and David Weiss, originally commissioned in 2001 by Creative Time as part of The 59th Minute project on the NBC Astrovision screen in Times Square. Fifteen years later, this cat again observes the bustle of all that surrounds it with cool detachment, lounging in the heart of our metropolis. The film is a short excerpt from Fischli and Weiss’ 96-hour video installation Untitled (Venice Work) (1995)….