Crafty orangutan escapes his zoo enclosure because the apes have had it with our crap


Given the current state of the world, let me be the first to say it: I, for one, welcome our new ape overlords.

The Planet of the Apes movies aren’t a reality… yet, but proof that primates are getting antsy surfaced on Sunday in South Carolina. A male orangutan at the Greenville Zoo escaped his enclosure, prompting a brief lockdown while zoo staff attended to the matter.

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All of this played out rather quickly, so — thankfully — there are no videos of an orangutan running amok and terrorizing zoo attendees. The escape itself, however, was captured on video by a witness — identified by Fox Carolina as “Emilie S.” Read more…

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