Mummified 'Dayton's Monkey' finds new resting place at the Science Museum

The mummified monkey known as
The mummified monkey known as "Dayton's Monkey" sits in a glass case inside the lobby of the Science Museum on Minnesota in St. Paul on Thursday.
Evan Frost | MPR News

The mummified monkey that was discovered in the air ducts of the old Dayton's department store in Minneapolis earlier this year has found a new home.

Widely known as the "Dayton's Monkey" — now the second-most talked about animal in Minnesota — the monkey is on display at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.

MPR News host Tom Crann stopped in Thursday to take a look.

To hear Crann describe the scene, with the help of a few friends, click the audio player above.

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