Man’s phone misses, next day filled with monkey selfie


This picture: You are trying to locate your lost cellular device at the end of your intelligence, only for it to turn suspiciously into the woods behind your house. Something asks you to check your image gallery for any clues that may be behind the disappearance of the phone, so you open up your photos and search … several pictures of the monkey’s face.

This was the case for a 20-year-old man whose phone had recently gone missing from his home in Malaysia.

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Zackrydz Rodzi told local outlets that he noticed that his phone was missing on Saturday. However, there was no trace of robbery at his home in the Batu mountain in the southern province of Johor. “The only thing on my mind was some sort of sorcery,” Zacrydz said after searching high and low for the phone.

While searching for another shot on Sunday, Zacrydz ended up finding the device in the woods a few steps ahead of his family’s backyard garden. Zackrydz called out the phone and traced the ring to a pile of leaves under a palm tree. It just so happens that that same afternoon, Zacrydz saw a monkey hanging around outside his house.

Zacrydz said his uncle suggested that he check the phone to see if there was possibly a picture of the perpetrator. Lo and behold, Zackrydz found several selfies of the beast lying around the property that day. “Boom, it’s full of monkey photos,” Zacrydz said.

Since going viral on social media, in up-close-and-personal images, the brown-eyed monkey is looking directly into the camera. It is surrounded by lush greenery and birds can also be seen in some photos in the background. Zacrydz’s phone suffered some external damage, which could occur when the money apparently attempts to eat the phone, as seen in a video that the animal captured.

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However, when living in urban areas of the world, monkeys tend to steal, Zacrydz told the BBC that he has never known him to take goods from humans in his rural town. Zacrydz said of the incident, “something you can see once in a century.”

Back in 2011 in Indonesia, a cracked macaque monkey named Naruto caused quite a stir when he took dozens of selfies with a professional photographer from a nature photographer. David John Slater was touring the country on assignment at the time, and published Adorable Discovery in a book. However, the image became the focal point of a major copyright infringement lawsuit launched by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in 2015, in which PETA claimed that Slater had published and monetized Naruto’s photographs captured by Monkey. Has violated the rights of. .

After a judge agreed that Naruto could not own a copyright, and therefore his rights could not be infringed, Peta appealed the ruling, only to have one in 2018 by the US 9th Circuit Court The pace was shot again and again.

In this photo taken on September 5, 2020, visitors feed monkeys at the Buddhist cave temple on Khao Chakan Mountains in eastern Kai Province.
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