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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 08, 2009
Location: Green County, Missouri

Animal: Snow macaque
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Escape of animal, Animal Death by human
Species: Primate

Summary: Two Japanese snow macaques escaped after a storm-damaged tree struck their enclosure. Authorities investigated but didn't consider it a criminal violation and worked with the possessors to recapture the monkeys. **UPDATE 06/05/09 - One of the two monkeys died after being hit by a car. The monkey was found on a rural road near Pleasant Hope.

Source: www.newsleader.com

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