The Week in Animal News: Tourists Give Monkeys Anxiety, Sharks Die for Swim Record, and More

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In Morocco, monkeys are feeling anxious, resulting in symptoms including excessive scratching. What are they allergic to? Tourists.

We also have a new swim record that lead to the slaughter of endangered sharks, a famous runaway ox that is now helping fight cancer, close-ups of komodo dragons, 10 adorable reasons to save koalas, and more in the Week in Animal News.

Tourists Invade Monkeys' Habitats

While marauding throngs of camera-wielding tourists are a fact of life in destination spots around the world, researchers have found that it's rubbing some locals the wrong way -- not surprising, those with the most hair.

Read the Full Story: Monkeys Bothered By Tourists Monkeying Around

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