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Justin Bieber to pay for monkey business

2013-05-17 11:39
Justin Bieber Cape Town
Berlin - German officials say Justin Bieber will have to pay the bill for his monkey's two month stay at a Munich animal shelter.

A spokesperson for Munich's customs office says the cost of care, food and vet visits for capuchin monkey Mally is several thousand euros (dollars).

Customs spokesperson Thomas Meister says Bieber has until midnight on Friday to claim the monkey seized by authorities on 28 March when the singer failed to produce its papers after landing in Munich on tour.

The shelter says his management company has asked that the 20-week-old monkey be placed in a zoo.

But customs has yet to receive a formal request for that from Bieber or an authorised representative.

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