A baboon surprised residents of Murcia City’s Agridulce urbanisation after they spotted it crossing a road with big risks to itself and vehicles.
With the Terra Natura theme park in the area, suspicions pointed to it coming from there, but it had actually escaped from a veterinary farm belonging to the University of Murcia, which was also nearby.
The primate ended up on the roof of a warehouse, with police and civil protection teams alerted.
A council vet was called in as police officers surrounded the building to make sure any potential escape route for the baboon would be covered.
It was anaesthetised via a tranquiliser rifle and returned to the farm in perfect condition.