- US police in Pennsylvania are still on the lookout for a monkey following its escape from a truck bound for a research lab
- The primate was just one of 100 monkey's involved in a car collision that saw at least 4 of the animals escape
- While 3 of the long-tailed macaques have since been retrieved, social media users are celebrating the successful escape of our one furry friend
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Animal rights activists in the US are celebrating the escape of one very special monkey who'd been bound for a research lab. The primate fled after a truck transporting 100 long-tailed macaques crashed on a motorway in Pennsylvania.
No one was hurt and four of the animals managed to escape with 3 of the monkey's eventually being recaptured, CNN reports.
The long-tailed macaques have been especially in demand for coronavirus vaccine reasearch.
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Heading to the comments section, social media users celebrated the animals successful escape and condemned animal testing practices:
"Run, lil champ!!!!"
"So sad, run free buddy. Hopefully, they won’t find him."
"STOP testing on animals."
"Guess what? The vaccine is already being administered to humans. Stop torturing animals!!!!"
R45m Ferrari Enzo loses battle with tree while on test drive
In some more World News, Briefly News previously reported that a $3 million Ferrari Enzo (R45 million) was written off when it collided with a tree while out on a test drive in the Netherlands on Tuesday 18 January.
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Eyewitnesses say they saw the red supercar travelling at high speed before it lost control and hit a tree.
The collision resulted in several side panels being cracked and two wheels were torn off the car.
No serious injuries were reported, the Ferrari being the only casualty according to the Daily Sun.
Only 400 Ferrari Enzos were produced between 2002 and 2004 and it is considered to be one of the most iconic sports cars ever made.
Accidents such as this one have resulted in only a few hundred models that are still considered roadworthy since their production 20 years ago. The value of the cars has skyrocketed as a result.
Source: Briefly News