Herpes afflicted monkeys roaming wild in Florida.

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  1. MicroBrew Titanium Belt

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    A tiny population of monkeys were brought to Silver Springs State Park in Florida in the 1930s, and confined to an island. But the monkeys left the island.

    The guy who brought them in the 1930s did so as a tourist attraction for the tour boat service he provided. He did not know the monkeys could swim.

    Their numbers are reported to reach 400 by 2020.

    They carry a Herpes virus that is deadly to humans.

    Have been seen in a Jacksonville neighborhood.


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    Florida's herpes-infected monkey population is booming and it could have fatal consequences

    https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/...-booming-and-it-could-have-fatal-consequences

    Wild monkeys with herpes in Central Florida: Population on the verge of doubling

    https://www.wftv.com/news/local/wil...opulation-on-the-verge-of-doubling/898061214/

    The monkeys carry a herpes virus that is deadly to humans and can be spread through a bite or scratch.


    Where Did Florida's Herpes Monkeys Come From? Infected Rhesus Macaques Pose Fatal Threat to Humans

    https://www.newsweek.com/florida-herpes-monkeys-infected-rhesus-macaques-fatal-threat-humans-1485291


     
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  3. Bacco Silver Belt

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    It's florida, locals are fucking these monkeys as we speak

    Coronavirus got outplayed already
     
  4. weed ベルセルク

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    my homie @faustian needs to get out of there man

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  5. JabToucher Banned Banned

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    Leaving the island was the wrong thing to do.

    Those monkey's should not have done that.
     
  6. faustian I AM NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    Lol appreciate the concern but South Florida might as well be a separate state. We refer to Northern Florida as Southern Alabama













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  7. Mr Warmth Don Rickles Banned

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    You and me baby ain't nothing but monkeys
    So let's do it like they do in the state of Florida
     
  8. KONG-D'SNT-TAP Banned Banned

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    I just always assumed this was happening even without the actual proof it was a thing
     
  9. flashNsmash when it rains...

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    stop banging monkeys you trashy bastards!!
     
  10. the ambush Silver Belt

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    So monkeys can contract hiv and herpes. Fact.
     
  11. Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    here’s the type of monkey.

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    Ok ok I owe you $5
     
  15. Omegaboy13 Sweepin' Your Leg

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    I saw a pack (troop? I forget) of these monkeys when I was backpacking through the Ocala National Forest. Scared the shit out of me.
     
  16. VulcanNervPinch Gold Belt

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    If we could put Florida on indefinite quarantine, I'd be in favor of this.
     
  17. Aside from the herpes part I think its freaking awesome that Florida is turning into a damn jungle. Exotic snakes, Moneys, already has alligators, already has pumas...

    So cool
     
  18. Magooglie Steel Belt

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    And they are still less deceased than the humans living there.
     
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    Need to get some hippos and cape buffalo in the mix.
     
  21. HereticBD Plutonium Belt

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    In the hearts and minds of everyone
    I guess Floridians will have to think twice when snatching up monkeys from now on.
     

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