Patas Monkey Attacks

In Indiana, a pet patas monkey had a tantrum and inflicted minor injuries on a teenager and the family dog. Here's the full story, which includes some good background on the dangers of keeping a primate as a pet.


  1. Wild male Patas monkeys have an extreme innate intolerance of other adult males. Perhaps neutering would prevent this from developing, perhaps not. They aren't an example of typical monkey psychology.


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