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Wed July 24, 2013
Biden Escapes Monkey Business On Trip To India
Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 11:59 am
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Security for Joe Biden's trip to India is tight, but agents couldn't do much about some rowdy troublemakers during a stop at the Gandhi Memorial. About a dozen monkeys took over a tree above a statue where the vice president would be posing. The Wall Street Journal says they swung on branches and threw half-eaten mangoes to the ground. Photographers held their breath as Biden and his wife approached - luckily, no falling mangoes or other monkey business.
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