It Has Begun: Chimps Fashion Ladder to Escape Zoo Enclosure

Well, fellow humans, it was good while it lasted. But, it appears the day we have all feared has finally arrived and the chimpocalypse is upon us. Here’s an actual quote from CBS News, recounting how the revolution began earlier this week: “An ingenious chimpanzee fashioned a ladder out of a tree limb to break out of an enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday afternoon—and then convinced six other chimps to bolt with her, zoo officials said.” Though the chimps didn’t make it out of the zoo and were eventually corralled back into their manmade prisons, it is, at this point, only a matter of time before they make a break and never look back. Why does this sound so familiar?

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