This story shows why you should carry fresh bananas with you at all times. And a loaded gun wouldn’t hurt either:
BAKERSFIELD, California (AP) — A couple’s plans for a birthday party for their former pet chimpanzee turned tragic when two other chimps at an animal sanctuary escaped from their cage and attacked. The man was critically injured with massive wounds to his face, body and limbs, and the attacking animals were shot dead.
St. James Davis had severe facial injuries and would require extensive
surgery in an attempt to reattach his nose, Dr. Maureen Martin of Kern
Medical Center told KGET-TV of Bakersfield. His testicles and a foot
also were severed, Kern County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Hal Chealander told The
Seriously, chimpanzees may look comical and cute, but the way their bodies and limbs are designed makes them hella strong for their size. Perhaps up to five times stronger than a grown man. And they have powerful jaws too, perfect for biting off fingers, noses, etc. A deranged chimp is a very dangerous animal.