New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: Amid the pandemic when humans are locked up indoors, wildlife is often seen gleaming in videos and photographs, but a recent video of a monkey that surfaced on Twitter will leave you in a state of shock.

A few hours ago American Basket-Ball player, Rex Chapman took to the microblogging site Twitter to post a shocking video. In the video, a monkey can be seen riding a bicycle at its maximum pace and then suddenly gets off the cycle and starts pulling a toddler who was sitting on the bench at the side of the street.

The monkey violently drags her on the road, holding the corner of her dress. In the end, a man hushes the monkey away, and the little toddler stands, brushes her dress, and ran back towards the bench where she was sitting earlier. It seemed as if the monkey was trying to kidnap the little girl, a horrifying attempt indeed!

Within a few hours, the video got viral enough on the internet, by now it is eyed by over 4 million people from around the world with more than 16,000 retweets. The video that was captioned as "Can’t remember the last time I saw a monkey ride-up on a motorcycle and try to steal a toddler. It’s been ages," by Rex.

A lot of people on Twitter wrote about the cruelty of the animal.

One of the user said "Pretty cruel and that's probably why the monkey is so strung out. You can see the owner trying to pull back on the cord and he pulls the monkey while it hangs on to the kid, and in the start yanking the cord to propel the bike." Another wrote, We are surely living in strange times, Broad daylight kidnapping attempt by monkey…”, while many were left in a state of shock. 

Posted By: Talib Khan