A vicious monkey attack at a wildlife park in Guiyang, China, maimed an 8-month-old boy, according to Chinese state media.
The boy’s mother was changing his dirty diaper at Guiyang Qianling Wildlife Park, where monkeys roam free. The animal reportedly attacked the boy, tearing off his testicle and dropping it. According to the Mirror, a man recovered the testicle, but the monkey then “snatched it from his hand before scampering away and eating it.”
There is conflicting information about the attack. The Daily Mail reported that both of the boy’s testicles were torn off, but that only one was eaten by the monkey.
The boy has been hospitalized. Though disfiguring, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Just two months ago, an Arkansas man paralyzed from the waist down awoke to “burning pain” in his midsection, and was horrified to discover that a stray dog he had taken in had eaten one of his testicles while he slept.