It's been a strange week in monkey-related news here in Miami. On Wednesday, state investigators announced they had shut down a black market monkey emporium. Meanwhile, details of a second set of monkey-involved arrests are leaking out. Also on Wednesday, Miami-Dade Police arrested members of anima ... More >>
How does a primate end up at the center of a courtroom battle? When animal dealer Matthew Block is involved, it's not so difficult
An appeals court nudges convicted orangutan smuggler Matthew Block a little closer to prison
A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.
In the latest twist to the Bangkok Six orangutan-smuggling case, Matthew Block's flamboyant defense lawyer takes his own life
But is that any excuse for Matthew Block's lawyer to send Shirley McGreal a card that shows zebras doing it?
Ape trader Matthew Block has been sentenced in the case of the Bangkok Six. But the monkey business continues.
Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.
Indonesian crab-eating macaques are favored by medical researchers. But if Miami primate dealer Matthew Block's late-August shipment was bound for the lab, it never got that far.