WATCH: Baboons Ransack House
South African video goes viral
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A Jumanji remake? Or just your typical day in South Africa. Seven baboons broke into a home near Cape Town and had a field day, while a concerned neighbor and his friends filmed their criminal activity.
The footage has now gone viral (understandably). You can watch the baboons slip into an open window to raid the cabinets for chicken wings—then the neighbor as he makes a heroic assault with some loud noises and a broom. Later, there’s a tense showdown with a particularly stubborn animal that stuffs tissues in its mouth and refuses to leave. In short, it’s an emotional rollercoaster.
The baboons all left eventually, but they made their mark on the internet. National Geographic may want to consider a Big Baboon House: Part Two.