VIDEO: Chimp Escapee Swinging Through Power Lines


It was a daring escape which ended up thwarted by authorities.

Watch as Japanese workers attempt to get this chimpanzee, who had escaped from a nearby zoo, down from his perch in the power lines.

First, they get him with a tranquilizer dart but the chimp is only momentarily fazed.

His daring escape is finally ended in a precarious fall into waiting safety nets.