Justin Bieber given 4 weeks to pick up pet monkey
The Associated Press
BERLIN (AP) -- German authorities have given Justin Bieber four weeks to pick up his pet monkey or else it will be placed in permanent care.
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The capuchin monkey was seized by German customs Thursday when the 19-year-old singer failed to produce the necessary customs documents after landing in Munich.
Reporters from around the world have besieged the city animal shelter where `Mally' the monkey is being kept in quarantine.
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The shelter said in a statement Tuesday that the 14-week-old animal shouldn't have been taken away from its mother until it was a year old.
German media report that several zoos have offered to give the monkey a home if the Canadian singer doesn't reclaim it in time.
A Bieber representative did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
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