As you have probably heard, the star wide receiver of the Dallas Cowboys football team, has a pet monkey. I’m pretty sure it is illegal to have a primate of any kind in Dallas County, but yet, this prima donna is somehow allowed to have one. The news media seems to be thrilled to report the story of a man with his “pet” monkey using a picture of a super cute baby monkey in the arms of someone wearing a Dallas Cowboy shirt.
It is quite despicable when people, who have no business owning a wild animal, adopt wild animals. Hello – these are not domesticated animals even though they may not have necessarily been born in the wild. Duh.
At some point, the wild instincts of “wild” animals, even a person’s pet monkey, are going to surface. It could be in the form of anger. What if the monkey has Tourette Syndrome? It’s going to get upset at some point and bite someone’s ear off or throw feces in someone’s face. Watch out Romo! Then the monkey will end up in some zoo or maybe better, a nice sanctuary where it is rescued. But for now, it must live in a house with a human that is not its mother, and be held to the expectation that it might possibly be the first monkey to play football.
I will leave you with a sobering thought. Imagine aliens have invaded earth. Now imagine that your girlfriend, wife, sister, friend, someone you love, has been anticipating the birth of a child, suffering 9 months of pregnancy (maybe some of it in August in Texas or Arizona, somewhere really freakin’ hot), and the baby is born. It is beautiful and cute. The invading aliens think it is super cute, so they steal it, and sell it for bitcoins to a fellow alien so they can gas up their space camera and take stupid pictures like this ….
I have done some really hair-brained and stupid things in my life, so I know stupidity when I see it. Someone literally took this baby monkey away from his or her mother. A mother monkey is crying tears for her baby.
Stupid, stupid, stupid.
Carpe Diem to not being stupid.