Friday, October 10, 2008

Friday Monkey Blogging: Japanese Monkey Beer Waiters

Inspired by Bruce Schneier's regular series of "Friday Squid Blogging" posts, and my very own Monkey Theory, I've decided to start a regular Friday series of Monkey-related blog posts.

This is the very first installment. Enjoy.

Via Boing Boing.

Yat-chan and Fuku-chan are waiters at the Kaoru Otsuka sake house north of Tokyo. The two are monkeys. They bring hot towels and also serve drinks.

"We called out for more beer just then and it brought us some beer! It's amazing how it seems to understand human words," said 71-year-old retiree Miho Takikawa, who said she came to the tavern specifically to meet the monkeys.

More here and here.


- ferg

Image source: Boing Boing


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