Monkeys live in Dania Beach, Florida. Where did they came from? No one knew.
Now scientists say those monkeys first came from Africa. They escaped from an animal farm in Florida.
Read More: The colony of African green monkeys has lived in Dania Beach for 70 years. Scientists think the original monkeys escaped from the Dania Chimpanzee Farm. It probably took in monkeys that had been used in medical and military research. Those first monkeys were from Africa. Now the people of the town care for the monkeys and want to protect them. King Solomon had ships that brought “gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks” from Tarshish. Read 1 Kings 10:22. Old World monkeys were called apes in those days.