I can’t imagine having monkey thugs in my neighborhood!! Although, when I was a child, my father gave me a capuchin for Christmas. We didn’t keep him long. Twice he escaped from his very spacious habitat that took up half of our den and tore up the house! Pulled down curtains and curtain rods and pooped all over the furniture. That is when I first learned monkeys do not make good pets. I would learn more while volunteering at a local primate sanctuary:

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