Animal services eventually came for the escaped rhesus macaque monkey, but not before witness Bronwyn Page managed to document its journey around Ikea's parking lot on social media.
.@broniewyn miss u— Ikea Monkey (@IKEAmonkey) December 10, 2012
way overdressed for this animal shelter— Ikea Monkey (@IKEAmonkey) December 10, 2012
ps what's with these burlington coat factory references – the olde hide house has ALL of your bane coat needs— Ikea Monkey (@IKEAmonkey) December 10, 2012
Well-dressed monkey follows up IKEA trip with visit to top of Toronto landmark. twitter.com/GraphicMatt/st…— Matt Elliott (@GraphicMatt) December 9, 2012
According to The Globe and Mail, the 7-month-old monkey escaped from its crate in a nearby car. Its owner faces a $240 fine for housing a prohibited animal in Toronto.