Thursday, April 15, 2010

Missing Monkey Captured In Cumbrian Church

missing monkeyA missing South American monkey has been recaptured in a church, five days after escaping from an enclosure at a Cumbrian wild animal park.

The small Capuchin went missing from the South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton on 8 April.

Park staff called in police, fearing for the animal's safety.

The monkey was spotted close to Dalton Railway Station on Tuesday and eventually recaptured when it ran into a nearby church.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: "Following numerous sightings, the monkey was spotted near the Dalton Railway Station on Tuesday.

Full story here.

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