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Monkey Shenangians BBC One

Bonobo Junior

  Here is a short, hilariously cute video of a BBC One film crew trying to do their job in the presence of a group of harmless (mostly), playful and very curious monkeys of the Chimpanzee family of closely related species. BBC One produced a three-part 60 minutes per episode series on primates which has […]

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s Castle, Konopiště, Czech Republic

Konopiste CZ 02 by Marek Prokop

Introduction to Konopiště Thirty miles south of Prague is Konopiště, the lavish residence of the archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir of the Habsburg throne. While waiting his turn to become emperor, Ferdinand turned this castle into a palace with all the latest comforts, amassed one of the world’s best collections of arms and armor, and lined […]

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