Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Where in the world is Banana Sam?

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Banana Sam's not on the lam, San Francisco Zoo officials say, he's been monkey-napped.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for the safe return of the 17-year-old squirrel monkey, who zoo officials said Saturday was snatched from his cage either late Thursday or early Friday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

"This was a criminal act of vandalism and trespassing, and we are working with the police to identify the perpetrators," said Tanya Peterson, the zoo's executive director.

"We are hoping he has nine lives and will be rescued again."

Squirrel monkeys, which can weigh up to 3 pounds, do not make good pets, Peterson said.

"He has extremely sharp teeth and will definitely bite if provoked," zoo officials said in a statement.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Where in the world is Banana Sam?”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.