Workers at the Kansas City Zoo thoroughly inspect the chimpanzee enclosure every morning to make sure that there is nothing that the chimpanzees might use to stage a jailbreak. But yesterday, that wasn’t enough. The animals outsmarted their captors.
As reported by KCTV5 News, one of the chimpanzees yanked a 6-foot-long branch off one of the trees, propped it up against the enclosure wall as a makeshift ladder, and climbed over. Six other chimpanzees quickly followed.
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