Monkey on the lam captured in FL

FRUITLAND PARK, FL [SIGN UP: Get bizarre news sent to you]

Reggie had performed for the Liebel Family Circus for years, but he escaped on March 13 when the troupe did a show at a central Florida flea market. A search for the monkey came up empty-handed.

He was spotted a few weeks ago in a nearby neighborhood, looking lonely and scared but otherwise healthy. But a dog frightened him away before residents there could attract him with some food.

Then on Monday, Reggie was seen hanging from a tree at a mobile home park. Neighbors fed him Coke, potato chips and Twinkies until the circus owner Tom Liebel came to grab him.

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