The baboon climbed into the high voltage transformer at the power station Zesco in Zambia, left without electricity for 50 thousand inhabitants of the city of Livingston and the Western part of the province. This publication reports ZNBC News.
The Zesco representative Henry Capat (Henry Kapata) rejected suspicions that the reason for the lack of electricity had blackouts. He said that to blame a curious animal.
Baboon, from which the electricity was disconnected, was still alive. To approve Capati the palms of these animals do not conduct electricity, which allowed the monkey to survive. It was removed from the high-voltage equipment and gave it to treat the representatives of the environmental authorities of Zambia.
Baboons — a genus of primates that are widely distributed in Africa. The length of these animals ranges from 40 to 110 inches. Have a complex social structure and coordinate the protection of the flocks from predators with the help of dozens of audio signals.
In 2010 reported, a group of baboons ate fermented berries and rampaged in one of the most famous wineries of South Africa.
In Moscow's Bitsevsky forest began to nest unusual for these places, the Syrian woodpecker. The staff of the natural-historical Park found a young bird at the time of the survey. The appearance of southern species of birds in the Metropolitan area indicates the extension of their range. Scientists admit that she was born here.
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The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.