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Most of you would have heard how a male baboon — and its two significant others — escaped from Sydney’s Prince Alfred Hospital ahead of a scheduled vasectomy on Tuesday. The follow-up, however, hasn’t had the attention it deserves.
The local state Greens MP, Jenny Leong, first laughed:
Her comrades in the constituency, however, took it all very seriously indeed. Leong grovelled for her lack of sensitivity — and arranged a baboon benefit for this coming Friday:
The Greens are taking this all very seriously indeed. And so, thanks to Leong’s NSW Senate colleague Mehreen Faruqi — clearly determined not to be outdone — the Senate Notice Paper now contains this important item:
“Wishes the baboons well.” Isn’t that sweet?
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The Senate has lost its mind:
But poor old Houdini the baboon has lost his nads:
Illustration: Twitter/Michael Tran.
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