Monkeys in the loose in Pennsylvania town!

Various media in northeastern Pennsylvania reporting: Monkeys are in the loose in Danville!

According to State Police, a truck carrying 100 monkeys collided with a dump truck along Route 54 just off Interstate 80 near Danville PA..

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Troopers confirmed for media that that four of those monkeys escaped

They are now believed to be on the loose somewhere in the Danville area.

Late Friday night police were able to catch at least one and take a photo of it that was released on social media:

Well some have made light of the situation others lament the fact that these monkeys were on the way to be studies in a lab. There’s no official confirmation as to whether the animals were going to be studied for medical purposes or experimented on for beauty products. Both of those likelihood is exist however.

In the meantime, some are saddened by the chances of these animals freezing in the bitter cold winter air of northeastern Pennsylvania. Temperatures tonight are hovering around 11° as police search for the remaining escaped monkeys.

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