A dad was made to regret making fun of a monkey’s penis when the animal took a wee through the window of his car.
38-year-old Martin Chapman was visiting Knowsley Safari Park earlier this month, and anyone who’s ever taken a trip there will know the monkeys are not to be messed with.
Take a look at what happened when the dad drove his car through the enclosure:
For anyone who’s a stranger to the park, there is the opportunity to avoid the monkey enclosure if you don’t want your car to be in danger. But to be honest, that’s just not as fun.
I first visited Knowsley a few years ago with my grandad, who immediately realised he’d made a bad decision when the curious animals began clambering over his Mercedes, and tearing at the seal around the windscreen.
The second time I went to the park I was driving my own car, but despite knowing the risks I still opted to go through the monkey enclosure. I emerged having lost the back windscreen wiper, but it was great to see the monkeys up close.
Our baboons are enjoying a weekend treat with these delicious ice lollies! ☀️ pic.twitter.com/PjHjxJjGUy
— Knowsley Safari (@KnowsleySafari) July 17, 2016
Of course, because the creatures climb all over your car, it’s a smart idea to keep the windows closed. Martin, unfortunately, learned the hard way.
He was driving through the enclosure with wife Jenny and two of their children, and the family were left in hysterics when the monkey took a shining to them and decided to poke his penis through the small gap in the window.
Presumably, laughing just wasn’t enough for Martin when it came to mocking the monkey, and so the dad decided to give the animal’s willy a little poke with his finger.
But the monkey wasn’t having any of it, and started weeing directly through the window into Martin’s car and all over the shocked man’s legs.
The dad could be heard shouting ‘the dirty little bastard!’, but insults weren’t enough to make the monkey stop.
— Knowsley Safari (@KnowsleySafari) March 6, 2015
Recalling the hilarious situation, Martin said:
Soon enough one monkey came and sat on the car and he was getting quite territorial, stopping any other monkeys getting on.
We were all laughing our heads off because he was just poking his bits through my window, so I thought I’d give it a cheeky flick – but he soon got his own back on me.
He started weeing and I tried to put the window up but his fingers were still over the top so I couldn’t straight away, and his wee was just going all over my legs.
Thankfully the dad saw the funny side of the situation, as he added:
I wasn’t really bothered, I just thought it was funny, I work as a bricklayer so I’m always coming home filthy.
I just can’t believe the video has nearly a million hits, so many people I don’t even know are commenting and sharing it.
I’m sure Martin’s experience will be enough to persuade any future visitors to the monkey enclosure to keep their windows closed!
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Emily Brown first began delivering important news stories aged just 13, when she launched her career with a paper round. She graduated with a BA Hons in English Language in the Media from Lancaster University, and went on to become a freelance writer and blogger. Emily contributed to The Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Student Problems before becoming a journalist at UNILAD, where she works on breaking news as well as longer form features.