Watch Out: Chimp Escapes Zoo, Roams Riyadh Streets

Published July 24th, 2018 - 06:51 GMT
The chimpanzee took a 30-minute stroll before it was caught [Twitter]
The chimpanzee took a 30-minute stroll before it was caught [Twitter]

Residents in the Saudi capital were left bewildered on Monday after a chimpanzee was seen roaming through the streets of Riyadh.

The simian walked around a residential area in Riyadh as locals attempted to capture the ape using bananas as bait, a video that emerged online showed.

The chimpanzee was eventually led back into its cage after its 30 minutes of freedom, locals said, but not before Saudi social media users - the largest and most active in the region - made a few jokes about the monkey business in Riyadh.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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