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
- As she danced, a macaque ran across the viewing platform with her bag
- The monkey quickly jumped over the edge before she could stop his escape
This is when a monkey stole a woman’s handbag while she danced for the camera in a tourist spot in China.
Footage shows the victim spinning and singing on a wooden viewing platform in Hunan Province’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park before the opportunistic macaque crosses the frame.
A second woman, who is off the camera, starts to scream in alarm as the monkey thief runs off with the bag and jumps over a wooden railing to escape the mountainside
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, 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.
The park has thousands of mountains, many of which are narrow towers resembling 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