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Belfast Zoo Macaques escape

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by kiang, 27 Oct 2013.

  1. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member

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    A search is continuing for two monkeys who escaped from their enclosure at Belfast zoo.
    Six lion-tailed macaques managed to get out on Monday - four have since been returned.
    The other two monkeys have been seen in the grounds or near the zoo.
    Belfast zoo said it has been monitoring their movements and has positioned a number of traps and staff in the areas where the missing animals have been seen.
    One of the monkeys was captured by zoo keepers in the grounds of Belfast Castle.

    I am surprised this has gone unnoticed, there is also video of the recapture on the link.

    BBC News - Search under way for monkeys missing from Belfast zoo
     
  2. Nisha

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    A very brave keeper to rugby tackle the macaque!
     
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    So you have meet the keepers at Belfast then:p:D
     
  5. Nisha

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    Search is over - The final one was caught in a garden local to the zoo this afternoon
     
  6. Nisha

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    Are they the same ones ? how did they get out any one know?
     
  8. Nisha

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    The second (and last one) was caught on Saturday morning :)
     
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    Have they left?
     
  11. ArboLowe

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    Boosting this thread again to ask where they went ? And are the colobus in their old cage ?