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Mystery primate terrorizes Texas residents

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stereologist

Had to look up the location of this town and it is between Houston, one of the largest cities in the US, and Galveston. I see that it is near Dickinson. I've been there a few times. It is a part of the wet portion of Texas with lots of trees. 

What the article did not mention is that there is a safari style zoo next door. It's the Bayou Wildlife zoo and it is 5 miles away. They do not mention monkeys but do mention lemurs. Did they lose one of their animals?

https://www.bayouwildlifezoo.com/

Remember that the place went through Harvey. Is it possible that an enclosure was weakened and this allowed an animal escape? 

It might not be that zoo. It could be from a private owner. It could be from one of the other wildlife parks in the area.

 

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Piney
1 minute ago, stereologist said:

What the article did not mention is that there is a safari style zoo next door. It's the Bayou Wildlife zoo and it is 5 miles away. They do not mention monkeys but do mention lemurs. Did they lose one of their animals?

I was thinking a chimp if it tried to snatch a cat. Many captive chimps are given them as pets/companions. 

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stereologist
Just now, Piney said:

I was thinking a chimp if it tried to snatch a cat. Many captive chimps are given them as pets/companions. 

That's what I was thinking as well. I was thinking about this event in Connecticut.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_(chimpanzee)

 

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the13bats

florida has lots of escaped, abandoned, etc monkeys and a few apes its cool but not epic or crypto.

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Robotic Jew

Maybe it was Ted Cruz

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OverSword

Big Foot.

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freetoroam
7 minutes ago, OverSword said:

Big Foot.

Too obvious.

Lets dramatize this and say it was an escaped monkey. (I know its far fetched, but kind of bored with big foot now, we need to up the story).

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the13bats
5 minutes ago, freetoroam said:

Too obvious.

Lets dramatize this and say it was an escaped monkey. (I know its far fetched, but kind of bored with big foot now, we need to up the story).

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly–Hopkinsville_encounter

there you go....

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Stiff
14 minutes ago, OverSword said:

Big Foot.

Can't be bigfoot. 

He's away holidaying on Scarborough beach.

 

 

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freetoroam
7 minutes ago, the13bats said:

Hmm, suppose a bit of alien would spice it up. 

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stereologist

I hope this critter gets back to a safe enclosure where it feels safe and people do not have to worry about the animal either.

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem
1 hour ago, Piney said:

I was thinking a chimp if it tried to snatch a cat. Many captive chimps are given them as pets/companions. 

Or food.

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AstralHorus

Like Florida, doesnt Texas have very lax exotic animal laws? I can see some rich coked out guy letting it loose cause it started to get mean instead of cute. 

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Roshman

There is a difference between a monkey and an ape. Most monkeys have a tail, apes do not. Apes have an appendix and monkeys do not.

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Imaginarynumber1
15 minutes ago, Roshman said:

There is a difference between a monkey and an ape. Most monkeys have a tail, apes do not. Apes have an appendix and monkeys do not.

There are many differences between apes and monkeys, not just a lack of tails in apes. 

And while prosimians and new world monkeys do not have an appendix, certain old world monkeys do have a appendix vermiformis.

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openozy
5 hours ago, Iilaa'mpuul'xem said:

Or food.

I was thinking that,years ago at Taronga zoo here the chimps were catching possums and eating them,they didn't know of this hunting behaviour before that if I'm correct.

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openozy

Also could be a baboon,have seen them rip antelope apart on doco's.There was a true to life movie when they were killing and eating people in a drought.

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the13bats

being attacked and hurt or killed by a primate is one thing that could happen but theres also that hepatitis that some primates get that kills humans not even a bad attack and the person still dies.

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papageorge1

Weak little article but multiple independent witnesses gets my attention.

Possibilities include cryptid or escaped or released known primate.

Papameter: 50% Known Primate   30% Cryptid   20% Total Bunk Story

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Gwynbleidd

Aww that sounded so cute when they said it was trying to make off with a cat. :wub: I had no idea they kept them as pets @Piney :o  

Alas, it was probably just @Imaginarynumber1 terrorizing some poor man trying to check his mailbox. :lol:

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Imaginarynumber1
1 hour ago, Gwynbleidd said:

Aww that sounded so cute when they said it was trying to make off with a cat. :wub: I had no idea they kept them as pets @Piney :o  

Alas, it was probably just @Imaginarynumber1 terrorizing some poor man trying to check his mailbox. :lol:

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That's a female gorilla.

I'm all male

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Imaginarynumber1
4 hours ago, papageorge1 said:

Weak little article but multiple independent witnesses gets my attention.

Possibilities include cryptid or escaped or released known primate.

Papameter: 50% Known Primate   30% Cryptid   20% Total Bunk Story

Papageorge conclusion: "It's literally ****ing anything"

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Manwon Lender
16 hours ago, UM-Bot said:

Multiple witnesses have reported seeing a large primate lurking in the streets of the southern state.

https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/330392/mystery-primate-terrorizes-texas-residents

I suspect it is nothing but some Monkey business, hope people are smart enough to just leave it alone.

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openozy
15 hours ago, Piney said:

I was thinking a chimp if it tried to snatch a cat. Many captive chimps are given them as pets/companions. 

That isn't surprising,my two pitbull/bulldogs have a pet cat,no one messes with it.

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