Just a day after it was announced that an octopus snuck out of an aquarium in New Zealand, a chimpanzee in Japan attempted a daring escape of his own.
According to Mashable, Chacha the monkey made a break from a zoo in Yagiyama, Japan and swung his way down the street on power lines.
— (@kirifurikogen) April 14, 2016
Chacha was free for about two hours before he was traquilized and returned to the zoo.
— (@eizo_desk) April 14, 2016
The zoo has apologized to law enforcement and the community for the escape and is investigating the incident.
Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.