Cops in Berwyn, Ill. responded to a report of an unresponsive 14-year-old boy on Thursday night. They apparently found him—dying—outside the home. Investigating inside they discovered more than 200 animals in the 1,100-square foot home.
After a three-day adventure in the wilds of New Jersey, officials were able to tranquilize and capture a baboon that had escaped from Six Flags Great Adventure. The monkey seems to have had a grand adventure, traveling across backyards, down highways, and over a golf course on a general course east, possibly toward Manasquan, which has one of the nicer beaches on the shore. Thus far Great Adventure is unable to confirm, officially, that the baboon is a resident of its safari park, but spokeswoman Kristin B. Siebeneicher said it "seems likely that it is one of the Safari's baboons." We should hope! [ABC6; Newark Star-Ledger]
Once again, monkeys prove themselves to be the biggest pranksters of the animal kingdom, this time pulling the spandex shorts right off this old, pale-cheeked sunbather. [NSFW]
This restaurant is all monkey business. And also, this server won't stop monkeying around at this restaurant in Japan. Whichever the monkey joke you prefer, this mask-wearing waitress is a monkey.
Earlier on Today, all of the hosts gathered around for a segment about monogamy and animals. As the animals climb all over Al, Meredith, Matt, and Ann — the anchor's collective faces of discomfort are worth 1000 words.
Because it's Saturday, here is a guy getting swarmed by monkeys. We have no further information on the monkey swarm, except that it looks really fun. Maybe this will be the hot new toy this Christmas: A monkey swarm?