Animals: Counter Monkey

Smarter than Jew Fagin who taught young Oliver Twist to steal, one Clarence Warren, 33, Chicago "tourist," taught a Macaque monkey (the small sort which organ grinders use to collect coins) to pick up and hide small odds & ends from store counters. Clarence Warren named his monkey Clarence. Clarence Macaque and Clarence Warren have been visiting Chicago Woolworth and Kresge stores where well-taught Clarence Macaque shoplifted while the clerks giggled. Last week both Clarences were arrested, jailed.

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