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30th Aug 2015

Man faces backlash for calling a baboon a ‘c*cksucker’ on live TV (Video)

Monkey business...

Eoghan Doherty

It’s live TV everyone, don’t say f*ck or bugger!

While filming a segment for Canadian TV on Toronto’s CITY-TV Breakfast Television show, Bowmanville Zoo director, Michael Hackenberger, was caught swearing angrily at a misbehaving monkey, prompting online calls for a boycott of the zoo.

Austin the baboon, who was being led around on the back of a miniature pony (as monkeys are obviously known to do), jumped off mid-display, angering Hackenberger who swore under his breath, with his lapel mic picking up every charming word.

“F*ck you, you c*cksucker…”

Following a backlash about the incident online, Hackenberger later released the below statement about the unfortunate f*ckin’ incident.

Austin the baboon, however, could not be reached for comment at this time…