Fugitive monkeys back at Berlin zoo, Report

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Fugitive monkeys back at Berlin zoo, Report
Fugitive monkeys back at Berlin zoo, Report

A fugitive monkey has been reunited with her daughter at a Berlin zoo after being caught at a railway station in the German capital.

Obi, a 17-year-old capuchin monkey, and her six-year-old daughter Philippa broke out of their newly redesigned enclosure at the Tierpark zoo on Thursday.

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Philippa was picked up near the monkey house on Saturday but Obi escaped capture during a search by about 40 zoo employees, despite several weekend sightings.

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Both monkeys were, of course, somewhat exhausted
Andreas Pauly, vet

The zoo said staff members caught Obi at a commuter railway station on Monday morning.

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Veterinarian Andreas Pauly said “both monkeys were, of course, somewhat exhausted” after their capture.

The fence around the rabbit-sized animals’ enclosure was being redesigned to prevent future breakouts.

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