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#IkeaMonkey meme goes viral

People are having endless amounts of fun with the news that a monkey was spotted running and screaming around an Ikea in North York, wearing a faux shearling coat. In tweets, silly new Ikea slogans, and Photoshopped pictures, it's the water cooler topic of the day in Toronto.

  1. This is the photo that has gone viral in the GTA and around the world:
  2. "Animal Services identified the monkey as a rhesus macaque, an Asian species that is prohibited in Ontario. The monkeys are known for their ability to live in diverse habitats — although Canadian winters obviously require a warm coat.


    "The owner of the primate turned himself in to Animal Services just after 5 p.m. He was charged with owning a prohibited animal, an offence that carries a $200 fine."

  3. A monkey in a coat at Ikea? Let the one-liners and Photoshopping begin!
  4. VIDEO: If the Ikea monkey had a soundtrack, would it be this?
  5. Ikea Monkey - Dust In The Wind
  6. The Ikea monkey makes it down to City Hall...
  7. Man that monkey's everywhere.... And he's with the ikea monkey too (ehhhyoo)
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