“I’m being attacked by Monkeys!” …When Monkeys Attack…Bands of feral rhesus monkeys finding homes all over Florida..Viral video

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ORLANDO – It’s not quite Planet of the Apes.

But bands of feral rhesus macaque monkeys are roaming Central Florida, scaring families with their aggressive behavior, making homes in suburban backyards and puzzling wildlife officials who struggle to curb their growing numbers.

The latest monkey-to-people encounter occurred last month, when several of the monkeys charged a family vacationing in Silver Springs State Park, about 75 miles northwest of Orlando. A cell phone video of the monkey business, captured by a family member, is spreading through various social media sites.


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