Twitter’s favorite escaped monkey recaptured in Memphis

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Zimm, a three-year-old sulawesi macaque (Photo: CNN) Zimm, a three-year-old sulawesi macaque (Photo: CNN)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more walking in Memphis — at least outside her enclosure — for Zimm, the monkey.

The monkey that inspired Twitter with her jailbreaking heroism has been recaptured by the Memphis Zoo.

The 3-year-old Sulawesi macaque escaped from her enclosure into the zoo’s drain system on Thursday afternoon. Zimm was initially defiant, but quickly grew tired of her new home, according to a Twitter account started in her name.

She felt just a little lonely:

But still managed to keep a good attitude:

So ended Zimm’s epic run, one that — if social media is to be believed — included pep talks to humans, responding to pitches for a sitcom, to tweeting…

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