Instant dexterous monkey grabs woman’s bag as she dances in Chinese national park
- A woman was filmed dancing in Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan . Province
- While dancing, a macaque ran with her handbag over a viewing platform
- The monkey quickly jumped over the edge before she could stop his escape
A woman performing a traditional Chinese dance on a raised wooden platform is suddenly furious when a monkey steals her handbag.
The victim, who is rhythmically singing a song, is interrupted when the monkey comes into view.
A second woman, not on camera, starts to scream in alarm as the monkey thief runs off with the bag and jumps over a wooden railing to escape down the side of a hill.
This is when a monkey jumps in front of a camera while trying to steal a woman’s handbag
The woman, who was dancing, reacts immediately as the monkey grabs her handbag and prepares to escape
The woman tries to close off the wild animal’s escape routes before it runs away
Local media reported that the woman was able to get her bag back after bribing the monkey with food
The woman sang a song for her friends in the internationally renowned heritage park
According to local media, the victim had to bribe the monkey with food to be able to hand over the bag.
The incident, which took place on September 5, took place in Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan Province and has been widely shared on the internet.
The area is China’s first national park and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, popular with tourists from all over the world.
Within the park, which has thousands of mountains, many of which are narrow spiers resembling rock-built skyscrapers made of quartzite sandstone.
The area is a firm tourist favorite for its spectacular scenery.
Large groups of macaques roam the park in the wild and visitors are advised not to feed them.
The incident took place in Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan Province, pictured