23 Jul '11, 7am

Alien-like animal scares villagers

Alien-like animal scares villagers

Jul 23, 2011 Alien-like animal scares villagers This balding, bug-eyed monkey sparked panic in a village when locals feared it was an alien. -- PHOTO: WWW.THESUN.CO.UK THIS balding, bug-eyed monkey sparked panic in a village when locals feared it was an alien. Housewife Mao Xiping raised the alarm after she found the malnourished creature stealing cucumbers from her flat. She told cops it had 'an alien face' and was unlike anything she had seen before. They refused to believe her until she trapped it, took it to the police station in a washing basket - and demanded officers arrest it. Last night experts were examining the 46cm creature to find out more about it. The beast was so thin that its ribs could be seen through its flesh as it was inspected in Henan Province, central China. -- THE STAR/ANN Tweet Text size Discuss this Email this Print this

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