On November 20th, a monkey appeared near the gate of Jonan Middle School in Chayama, Fukuoka’s Jonan Ward. No injuries were reported. The school expedited dismissal time as a precaution. The monkey, about 50 cm long, was lost from view after crossing a nearby river. Deputy Principal Takashi Ota described taking early dismissal measures due to concerns about monkey attacks. Source: NHK
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