Chimpanzee escapes from 'Wonderland' into Kayseri’s streets, only to surrender to chocolate
KAYSERİ – Anadolu Agency
After surrounding Davut, zookeepers offered him chocolate and juice to calm him down, before putting him to sleep with a tranquilizer injection. AA photoPolice in Kayseri were involved in an intense chase today for the purpose of catching a relentless fugitive in the Central Anatolian town’s streets. But unlike any ordinary criminal, pieces of chocolate and fruit juice were sufficient in capturing Davut, the mischievous chimpanzee of the Anatolian Wonderland (Anadolu Harikalar Diyarı) Kayseri’s brand new zoo.
Davut tricked his zookeepers to be able to break out from his cage and seek an adventure outside the zoo compound. Police officers were sent as reinforcement for the zookeepers as the Chimpanzee made them bustle around the houses and gardens of the Cırgalan neighborhood.
Hunters concerned that Davut, already black-listed for a previous escape last year when he bit two high school students, was relapsing to his old habits of seeking trouble, managed to surround him on the wall of a villa.
They then offered Davut chocolate and juice to calm him down from the long cat-and-mouse game, before putting him to sleep with a tranquilizer injection.
The chimpanzee was finally taken back to his cage at the Anatolian Wonderland, safe and sound.