Sunday, July 24, 2022

Mexican cartel monkey killed in shootout - 'El Changusto' - update II

El Changusto lives large in death and fans can obtain T-shirts and other gear. 11 were killed in the confrontation in the municipality of Texcaltitlán, State of Mexico. The spider monkey was owned by a man in his 20s, a member of the La Familia Michoacana. He was found dead with the primate on his chest.
Mexican narco fascination with exotic animals has been put on display after a spider monkey was killed in a shootout. This follows a tiger wandering the streets in Tecuala, Nayarit, and a man who died after trying to pet a tiger in Michoacán state.
Photos from the scene showed the monkey sprawled across the body of a dead gunman. Dubbed 'El Changusto' the recently departed monkey is internet famous. In Mexico 'hacer changuitos' is to keep one’s fingers crossed.