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'Monkey King' clings to side of city bus in China

By
Ben Hooper
A man dressed as the mythological Monkey King hangs from the side of a bus in China. Screenshot: Newsflare
A man dressed as the mythological Monkey King hangs from the side of a bus in China. Screenshot: Newsflare

WUHU, China, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A city bus in China was pulled over by police for an unusual reason -- a man hanging from the side of the vehicle in a "Monkey King" costume.

A video recorded in Wuhu, Anhui Province, shows the "Monkey King," a popular character from Chinese mythology, seemingly clinging to the side of the city bus with only one hand.

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The bus is stopped by police and it is revealed that the Monkey King is actually a man wearing an elaborate costume that was mounted to the side of the vehicle.

The Monkey King's ride was reportedly a publicity stunt organized by the owners of a shopping mall due to open in the area soon.

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