Florida's most celebrated animal resident at the moment, has got to be the Mystery Monkey of Tampa Bay. No one knows where the monkey came from, but it has been loose in the Tampa Bay area for over a year. It has learned very well how to live in an urban environment. Some people claim they have even seen it looking both ways before crossing the street.
There is a Mystery Monkey of Tampa Bay Facebook page, of which I am one of the almost 77,000 fans:
Newspapers and Television News shows around the world have carried this story:
According to the map on this website, we were not very far from the Northern areas where the monkey has been sighted, when we were on our last camping trip:
tampabay.com special report
The late night comedians have been having fun with this monkey business, too.
Jimmy Kimmel- Unstoppable Monkey:
Stephen Colbert talks about the "Monkey on the Lam"
He's even inspired a song:
Go monkey! Go!