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This Macaque ape made a monkey of zoo security when he was caught slipping out of his cage to raid local gardens for tasty snacks.
Keen veg grower Zdenek Lounovi, 70, could barely believe his eyes when he looked down his back lawn and saw the beast munching on his rhubarb and turnips.
"As a gardener I'm used to pests like slugs or even rabbits - but I wasn't prepared for a monkey," said Zdenek, of Tesikov in the Czech Republic who took this snap to prove he had not dreamed it.
Keepers at nearby Olomouc Zoo admitted the ape was theirs and set up a hidden camera in his enclosure to check how he had been getting out.
"He was pretty sneaky. He'd pulled part of his fence away and covered the hole with a board so he could come and go as he pleased. We've sealed it again and hopefully that will be the end of the monkey business," said one keeper.
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