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Science Museum of Minnesota to put the mummified monkey from Dayton's on display

This would be a real life example of monkey business.

There's going to be lots of ooh oohs and ahh ahhs when visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota see the state's most famous mummified monkey on display. 

Kim Ramsden, of the museum's media relations team, tells BMTN that the "monkey is making its way to the museum" sometime in the next week, but she can't say when the display will be ready. 

The monkey is still at the Dayton's Project site, which is undergoing renovations to transform a building that used to be home to the Dayton's and Macy's department stores into a new, multi-use commercial and retail center.

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The building also housed a pet store in the 1960s, which might've been how the monkey got there in the first place.

Rumor has it that the monkey got out of its cage and crawled into a vent, later dying after being hit by a large fan blade. 

Its corpse was found in the rafters in April by workers renovating the building. 

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