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UPDATE: Monkeys found and 'humanely euthanized'

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UPDATE 1/22/22: The missing monkeys were found and "humanely euthanized according to American Veterinary Association guidelines," according to the CDC.


It was no monkey business Friday night in Valley Township.

Around 3:30 PM Friday, a truck carrying 100 monkeys crashed into a dump truck near the Danville exit off I-81.

The monkeys were on their way to a lab.

According to Pennsylvania State Police 4 monkeys escaped.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission searching for the monkeys in the woods all night.

FOX56 watched crews walk in and out of the woods with flash lights and a row of emergency vehicles has since left the scene.

These monkeys have caused quite the commotion for people in the area. While FOX56 was on scene an animal loving family from Montoursville arrived with a crate, flash lights and night vision goggles saying they wanted to help with the search.

Although thoughtful PSP is asking everyone to stay home for safety, it is an active scene.

If you see any of the monkeys PSP is asking you to call 570-524-2662.

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