A trio of young macaques made away with a section of trim taken from a visitors car at Longleat Safari Park.
The monkeys were spotted playing tug of war with the car part. Their enclosure is one of the most popular areas of the park, despite their infamous reputation of trying to pinch things from passing cars.
Safari keepers at Longleat brought in a local ice-cream seller to help keep the wildlife attraction's rhesus monkeys cool during the hot and humid weather.
The monkeys were only allowed a choice of special fruit-based ice lollies.
Rhesus monkeys are found throughout south east Asia and across the Indian subcontinent.
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A group of African dancers have been performing in the sun at Longleat in Wiltshire. They are part of the celebrations for a new attraction, which the safari park hope will prove very popular with visitors. Who wouldn't want the chance to feed a giraffe or two after all?
Our presenter Ian Axton took this shot of a giraffe at Longleat in Wiltshire. It probably casts the tallest shadow around. Or do you know different? Email your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org or paste them on our Facebook site.
A monkey which prompted a search by staff and police after escaping from a safari park has been found. Keepers at Longleat successfully recovered the juvenile rhesus macaque monkey at about 8pm yesterday. The primate is thought to have made its bid for freedom during the afternoon.
The safari park said: "The monkey was caught close to the estate in a humane trap that was baited with fruit and appears to be fit and healthy. It has now been returned to Longleat where it will be given a thorough examination.
"A detailed inspection of the Monkey Jungle enclosure has not revealed any potential gaps in the secure perimeter fencing, therefore it is possible that the small primate may have been inadvertently taken out of the enclosure on a vehicle.
"Steps have been taken to ensure this cannot happen in the future.
Staff from the park led the search for the "low-risk" animal with the help of officers from Wiltshire Police.
See what happened when our camera crew got up close and personal to a big cat.
Our cameraman Jamie Beard has filmed some of the cheetahs on show at Longleat in Wiltshire. They are the latest attraction at the Safari Park, which has acquired seven of the animals in its new "Cheetah Kingdom". It is the first time visitors will get to see the big cats at Longleat.