An African Green monkey named Caleb arrived at the Primate Rescue Center on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in Nicholasville, Ky.  April Truitt, not pictured, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated a monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it.   Photo by David Perry | Staffon Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Ky.  April Truitt, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated an African Green monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it.   Photo by David Perry | Staff
An African Green monkey named Caleb arrived at the Primate Rescue Center on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in Nicholasville, Ky. April Truitt, not pictured, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated a monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it. Photo by David Perry | Staffon Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Ky. April Truitt, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated an African Green monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it. Photo by David Perry | Staff
An African Green monkey named Caleb arrived at the Primate Rescue Center on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in Nicholasville, Ky. April Truitt, not pictured, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated a monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it. Photo by David Perry | Staffon Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Ky. April Truitt, executive director of the Primate Rescue Center, working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, confiscated an African Green monkey in Frankfort Thursday around 10:30 am. It's not legal to have a monkey in Kentucky, but it is in some of the surrounding states. Someone gave a woman the monkey, told her to babysit and then never came back. The "babysitter" didn't want to keep it. Photo by David Perry | Staff

Authorities confiscate Frankfort woman's pet monkey

April 22, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED April 22, 2011 09:44 AM

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