There aren’t many times when a video can be both adorable and violent. This is one of those special, special times.
Watch as the electrocution of a young capuchin monkey on a 50 KVA transformer is caught on camera.
Luckily it recovered the next day, ate a banana, escaped it’s little leash and took off into the wilderness.
Believe it or not, one week after the monkey was electrocuted, an adult capuchin monkey killed himself at exact the same spot.
There was apparently a loud explosion, and the monkey was found laying stiff and dead on the transformer…
This is at the cafe inside the Memphis Zoo. The manager of the cafe told this guy that the alpha male monkey noticed him the second he walked in the door and started going crazy, because, as the alpha male, he feels threatened by tall males. So she told him to go stand by the window and turn my back on him and that he would “attack” me…
Albino animals are very rare in nature, and man has long had a fascination for these creatures since ancient times.
Some cultures regard albinos as sacred animals, and they have even been the basis of great legends and folklore.
Due to their uniqueness and rarity, albino animals are some of the most valuable attractions in zoological centers and circuses throughout the world.
Today we present 30 of nature’s rarest albino, leucistic, and white creatures to you.
Hit the jump and marvel at them all…