Police can confirm that a second Capuchin monkey has escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park.
Police were called today (20th October) at 9.11am with confirmation that a second monkey has escaped.
This follows a juvenile female Capuchin monkey that escaped at the weekend and has been sighted in the Dalton-in-Furness area.
These animals do not pose an immediate risk to the public, however it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.
Anyone who sees the animal is requested to contact South Lakes Wild Animal Park direct during business hours on 01229 466086.Outside of business hours they are asked to contact Cumbria Constabulary on 101.