Feces-throwing monkey on the loose in Tampa BayI am unfamiliar with the denizens of Clearwater, but I'm pretty sure not being able to distinguish a feces-throwing monkey from a resident of Clearwater is a negative. Might want to get the Chamber of Commerce working on something.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials said a rhesus monkey known to throw feces when mad is on the loose in Tampa Bay. Authorities have been trying to capture the primate since Tuesday afternoon, but it managed to evade a bucket truck and tranquilizer dart.
Gary Morse with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the adult male is thought to have escaped from an unlicensed source. It was last seen in Clearwater.
The monkey is not considered dangerous.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Hate to trump that heartfelt good-bye to Ricardo Montalban, but when poop news hits the wires, G:TB is there. Once again, the great state of Florida brings you the important fecal news of the day: