The rhesus monkey who went missing from Lawrenceville is supposedly tweeting its adventures.
They say if you sit 100 monkeys down at 100 typewriters, one of them will eventually write Shakespeare. Apparently, if you give one rhesus monkey a smartphone, she will start tweeting. Someone has started a Twitter account pretending to be the rhesus monkey that went missing 10 days ago from the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville Patch asked the missing monkey this via Twitter: "@EmoryMacaqueEsc When you decide to turn yourself in, will you give@LawvillePatch the exclusive? Thanks." She responded: "@LawvillePatch Im out to stay out!" Here are some more of the missing monkey's tweets: "You are darn tootin I had the right idea RT @DanGoldgeier Long day. I think that Emory monkey has the right idea." "…
Officials still have not located the rhesus monkey that went missing more than a week ago.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Editor's Note: This is a direct statement from the Yerkes Center "During the last two days, there has been extensive media coverage about the missing monkey. We appreciate the media’s help to notify the community, and we are grateful for all who have called with information. Unfortunately, we still have not located the animal, but we continue searching our property and following up on leads members of the community provide. "Please remember to contact the Yerkes Research Center at 404-727-7732 or Gwinnett Animal Control at 770-339-3200 if you see a monkey. We do not believe this animal poses any threat to the community, but it is wild and should not be approached. We also want to reiterate this monkey was not part of any research in …