Minneapolis monkey mummy mystifies Minnesotans; Mark minimizes misconduct.

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User avatar 1.DocZaius » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:06 pm

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird/M ... 28023.html
The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery.

The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor steadfastly denied any involvement, and at least one Twitter user credited the animal's recent discovery with breaking a curse that kept the Minnesota Timberwolves out of the NBA playoffs for 14 years.

The whole thing is a little bananas.

GOVERNOR SAYS HE'S INNOCENT

The monkey was found in what used to be the flagship store for the Dayton's department store chain — which was once owned by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's family. That prompted a reporter to ask Dayton what he knew about the monkey in the duct.

"I was not responsible," Dayton deadpanned at an unrelated news conference Thursday. But he did recall working at his family's downtown store in 1968 when the eighth floor was transformed into a rainforest display — complete with monkeys and birds.

"Somebody didn't figure out that the monkeys were carnivores," he said. "I won't get into the graphic details ... But the next day they had a netting up to segregate and separate the birds from the monkeys. And they said one monkey got out and went into the air duct."
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2.Tommy » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:09 pm

Uh
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3.9508 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:16 pm

Impressive alliteration.
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4.GFY » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:33 pm

Sure the monkey isnt Blue?
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5.HG 2.0 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:50 pm

Impressive alliteration.
Touché
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User avatar 6.DocZaius » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:26 pm

Sure the monkey isnt Blue?
Mauve. Duh.
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7.evil gator » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:31 pm

funny
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