10 December 2012 - 8:46am | posted by | 0 comments

Coat wearing monkey found walking around Canadian Ikea becomes social media's latest hero

Coat wearing monkey found walking around Canadian Ikea becomes social media's latest heroCoat wearing monkey found walking around Canadian Ikea becomes social

A coat wearing monkey found wandering around an Ikea store in Toronto has become a social media trend in Canada.

The monkey, found yesterday wearing a faux shearling coat and diaper in the Ikea store in North York hit the news and social media headlines, as the search for his owner and an explanation as to why he was there at all, was sought.

The monkey only made it into the front entrance of the story yesterday afternoon, but was spotted by customers who took pictures before security ensured its safety.

Animal Services were called, before the owner came forward to explain that the monkey had escaped out of its crate and wandered into the store from their parked car.

Within hours, two parody accounts @IkeaMonkey and @Ikea_Monkey were created on Twitter.

Be the first to comment on this article: sign in or register.

Latest Projects from the Profile Hub

Retargeting on Facebook by the Numbers 2014

20/10/2014
Since the successful launch of retargeting in the News Feed...

Celebrate MOBO

17/10/2014
Event branding & promotion for Scottish Enterprise...

Journey to the Centre of the Earth!

17/10/2014
In September (2014), the Croatian National Tourist Board ...

Freia relaunch

17/10/2014
Norway’s leading chocolate brand Freia relaunches with a...

Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop

15/10/2014
Daisy Marc Jacobs and Cult London, social media agency,...