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Capuchin monkey hits Houston TV host hit in the face by being teased

"Great Day Houston" host Deborah Duncan "gets told" by monkey that starred in "Dr. Dolittle."
By Evan Bleier   |   April 29, 2014 at 11:44 AM   |   Comments

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HOUSTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Don’t mess with monkeys in Texas…

During an appearance on “Great Day Houston,” a Capuchin monkey was none too pleased when host Deborah Duncan teased him with a grape.

Wilson the monkey, who starred in Dr. Dolittle, took the piece of fruit away from Duncan and then slapped the KHOU-TV host in the face.

“I think you just got told by a monkey,” Wilson's keeper said after he smacked her.

Duncan apologized to Wilson as crew members laughed in the background. “I’m sorry, I didn't mean to tease you,” Duncan said.

Wilson was on the show as part of a segment about the Staples Safari Zoo.


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