Monkeying Around, Curious Monkey Calls 911 Sheriff’s Respond to Zoo
A 911 operator in San Luis Obispo, California, received a call on Aug. 12 from the Zoo to You facility in Paso Robles which promptly hung up.
When dispatchers tried to call the number back, there was no answer, ABC7-TV reported. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the zoo, but no one there knew what 911 call they were talking about.
No one except a 10-month-old Capuchin monkey named Route. The deputies determined that the monkey had gotten his hands on a cellphone left in a golf cart and made the call to 911.
“We’re told Capuchin monkeys are very inquisitive and will grab anything and everything,”Statement from the Sheriff’s Office
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