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File photo of a monkey (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: Man Killed Zoo Monkey During Theft Try

A 22-year-old man clubbed a monkey to death with a tree branch, after he was bitten by the animal while trying to steal it from a Boise zoo, prosecutors allege.

11/22/2012

A Cariblanco Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) hangs on the back of its mother at the zoo in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (Photo credit LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Defends Suspect In Idaho Monkey Beating Death

The father of a 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into an Idaho zoo says he believes the tragedy was a drunken prank that got out of hand and “turned into a horrible situation.”

11/21/2012

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