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"Malnourished monkey" mistaken for alien

Posted on Tuesday, 26 July, 2011 | Comment icon 16 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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A monkey created quite a stir in one Chinese province when it was mistaken for an alien creature.

Housewife Mao Xiping first encountered the monkey when she found it stealing cucumbers from her flat, she noted that it had an "alien face" and showed it to her neighbours who agreed that they'd never seen anything like it.

"Locals panicked when Mao Xiping, a housewife from the village of Gezhai, in Henan province, central China, found the scraggy simian stealing cucumbers from her flat."

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Comment icon #7 Posted by Spectre1979 on 26 July, 2011, 21:50
Maybe this is how legends once started?
Comment icon #8 Posted by tipotep on 26 July, 2011, 23:29
Are you kidding me ? I like how they thought it was an " Alien " , its seems to me as of late, that China is the hot spot for brainless people and retarded stories ...... TiP.
Comment icon #9 Posted by xXHellkittiesXx on 26 July, 2011, 23:39
Damn alien monkeys...
Comment icon #10 Posted by lilcharleslanca on 27 July, 2011, 3:51
A classic example of the mind taking the obvious and exaggerating it, bending it to be something else, telling other people its something else and the mind believing it, when really we know what it is... typical woman
Comment icon #11 Posted by 27vet on 27 July, 2011, 6:17
Indeed! More peaches please! Yeah, look at the moldy peach they were giving it. Still, it's better than nothing.
Comment icon #12 Posted by Realm on 27 July, 2011, 8:00
If they'd feed thier monkeys this kind of stuff wouldn't happen.
Comment icon #13 Posted by broke on 27 July, 2011, 21:12
smeagol lives
Comment icon #14 Posted by Shut-In-Barrien on 27 July, 2011, 22:41
I would have thought it was a wingless bat more then a alien
Comment icon #15 Posted by Taut on 28 July, 2011, 10:31
Well, a malnourished monkey is not the only thing that's been mistaken for an alien. I found it interesting that the "alien" idea is that pervasive.
Comment icon #16 Posted by Feenix Fire on 4 August, 2011, 19:16
People are funny. Poor monkey


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