Banana Sam Returning To San Francisco Zoo Exhibit After Being StolenBanana Sam, the squirrel monkey that made headlines when he was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo at the end of December and was later returned, will be back on exhibit starting Saturday.
Reward On Hold Pending Investigation Into Returned SF Zoo MonkeyThe $5,000 reward for the return of Banana-Sam, the squirrel monkey stolen last week from the San Francisco Zoo and found in Stern Grove on Saturday, is being put on hold until police complete an investigation.
SF Zoo Security Increased Following Monkey Theft Despite the safe return of Banana Sam, San Francisco Zoo officials have added security measures to ensure no other similar problems.
Squirrel Monkey 'Banana Sam' Stolen From SF ZooFriday morning zoo staff discovered a 17-year-old male squirrel monkey, “Banana Sam,” was missing from an exhibit that had been breached by vandals, according to a statement released by the zoo.

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