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These Photos Of A Monkey Being Captured, Tied, And Caged Will Break Your Heart

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On February 5, forest officials captured a monkey in Mumbai following complaints from area residents that it was stealing food and causing public nuisance.

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Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty Images

The primate was caught, tied and caged by the forest officials.

Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty Images
Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty Images

Forest officials have said they will release the monkey into the outskirts of Thane after verifying that it is healthy.

Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty Images
Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty Images

According to a Daily Mail report, once caged the monkey "ate grapes and looked forlornly at the crowd".

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