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Baboons Escape Research Center With Barrel Used As A Ladder

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CBS Local - In a real life game of “Barrel of Monkeys,” four baboons escaped a Texas research center after turning their toy barrel into a makeshift ladder.
Officials at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute say that the group of primates lifted themselves to freedom on April 14 after propping a 55-gallon barrel against the wall of their enclosure. “This was truly a unique incident,” the institute's Assistant V.P. for Communications, Lisa Cruz said in a press release .
4 baboons at Texas research center back after brief escape pic.twitter.com/tRQB3e7Bvs
- CBS Austin April 16, 2018
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Watch: Baboons Use Barrels to Escape from Texas Research Facility, Prompting Roadway Chase

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"They earned their freedom. Let them go to a sanctuary," surgeon and healthcare columnist Eugene Gu said.
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