WATCH: Monkey steals tourist's phone, slaps his girlfriend

2014-06-25 12:41

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Koh Samui – Just because a monkey’s behind bars, doesn’t mean he’s tame. Quite to the contrary.

This is what a couple recently learned the hard way in Koh Samui while checking out some furry critters kept in captivity close to a popular local restaurant.

Daily Mail reports that while Stuart Langrish was filming a monkey munching away on a mango, the adorable primate suddenly jumped up and rushed over.  

Before Langrish knew what was happening, the little guy had stuck his hands through the bars, stolen his phone and, to make things infinitely worse, slapped his girlfriend.  

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In a stroke of luck, the phone was on filming mode, so Langrish (or rather the monkey) managed to capture the entire incident as it happened.

Watch the video here.  

After trying to take a selfie and comparing the taste of modern electronics to juicy mangos, the naughty critter finally leaves the phone – probably in disgust – on the floor and gets back to serious monkey business.

Langrish managed to get his phone back, complete with a little tooth mark memento. 

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