Action for Primates
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Ricky Strong had four monkeys pounce on him, and one of them nearly bit off his thumb. ... The monkeys got loose midday Thursday from a Wedgewood shed.
An aggressive snow monkey named Yoshi, who was being kept by a Tennessee family, bit a woman and a sheriff's officer before he was shot and killed, police said on Friday.
Lee County Sheriff Jim Scholl says a 10-year-old child was taken to Fort Madison Hospital for a cat bite, but hospital personnel eventually learned the child was bitten by a pet macaque monkey. ... Scholl says a younger child provoked the monkey, and the bite occured when the 10-year-old tried to intervene.
Columbia authorities are investigating the second monkey attack in less than a year. ... A woman, in her early 20s, reported being bitten on the hand by a friend's pet snow monkey, also known as a Japanese macaque.
A three-year-old Gilbert boy was bitten on his wrist, possibly down to his bone, Friday afternoon by his family's pet primate.