'Mystery Monkey' Captured in Florida

Elusive primate was caught after running wild in Tampa for almost three years.
3:00 | 10/24/12

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It was shortly after three this afternoon when we first got there at long last look up close at the up until now elusive mystery monkey area. -- -- He's we've been enough productive done Woodman who fired the tranquilizer -- -- that brought the on the -- primate down for a while it was the end of the long quest. We know he's been hanging around the Tampa area for a three years. -- -- -- him for years this is a pretty resourceful -- isn't he is a very resourceful moment. The Dow imprisoned primate looked sort of sad as is sedatives were -- surrounded by a phalanx of photographers and reporters and the steady stream of curious onlookers who came by once -- of the capture spread. The rest -- this was the best possible outcome for all concerned at least according to those who kept up with the monkeys comings and -- since 2009. Doctor -- when -- go through taken blood from image fastening. To try to make sure that he has not contagious which will help the woman who was. Scratched out by him so that -- -- whole. Problem -- him jumping on her will be ended and at that point we are also checking for any kind of microchips tattoos or anything that. May lead that he belongs to somebody. And then he'll be held for thirty days -- To make sure no one does claiming. And at that point we were then proceed try to find in the home -- -- So the bottom line is that smoking will not have to -- with them. There's no reason to -- whatsoever at this point unless we find some holly -- contagious disease he has that he would be put him.

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