A trained monkey pounced on the hand of an Aransas Pass (Texas) Police officer as he moved to get a signature from a traffic violator at a Wednesday traffic stop.
Officer Keith Moore was asking the driver of a truck to sign the citation, when a monkey riding behind the driver's seat jumped toward the officer's hand and bit it. The encounter was captured on a TASER Axon Flex system.
The rookie officer was startled, and his sergeant said he thought Officer Moore had been stung by a bee, reports KRIS. The monkey performs for onlookers at local carnivals.