A video showing an adorable fellow gallivanting around Toronto has captured the attention of the world and the ongoing legal fallout will begin in court today, when Yasmin Nakhuda asks for her monkey back.
That’s right, a lawsuit over who should legally possess Darwin the Ikea Monkey begins today. Just don't call it a custody battle. I'm begging you all not to call it a custody battle.
CBC News reports that Darwin's self-described mother is seeking an order to recover possessions of personal property.
She alleges that she was tricked by animal services officers to surrender ownership of Darwin after the admittedly adorable primate captured the hearts and minds of folks around the world by getting loose and taking a wander through the parking lot of a Toronto Ikea store last year.
Wearing a shearling coat! It was a simpler time when Toronto's biggest concern was the exploits of a fashionable monkey.
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