"A brood of baboons living in a Netherlands zoo have been spooked for days. Staff at Emmen Dierenpark say the primates have been huddled together, barely eating or moving.
It`s the fourth time in 20 years that the 112 east African baboons have been traumatized for some unexplained reason, BBC reports. The hamadryas baboons have also turned their backs on zoo visitors."
International Business Times
A zoologist consulted a baboon expert who opined that the baboon`s unusual behavior could have been caused by a predator, perhaps a UFO.
This article wasn`t published by the National Enquirer or a British tabloid, this curious incident was reported in the august and respected International Business Times.
My educated guess is that the baboons weren`t spooked by a UFO; a more reasonable conclusion is that visitors have been feeding them marijuana.
Go to any college in the Netherlands or America and you will see a bunch of primates huddled together, munching on Doritos, and barely moving. Although the fact that the baboons aren`t eating is perplexing, maybe they don`t get the munchies.
Maybe the poor creatures are suffering from existential angst. They are suffering a sense of disorientation and confusion in the face of a meaningless and absurd world. You`d be out of sorts also if you lived your life in a zoo exhibit, while stupid people made faces and pointing at you.
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