Justin Bieber has allegedly decided to give away his pet monkey Mally instead of rescuing it from a Munich animal clinic.
German authorities say the teen star doesn’t want the Capuchin back after it was seized by customs officers from a private jet on March 28 and placed in quarantine.
They say his management team in New York contacted them this week asking if they could find a ‘safe and sheltered place, or a zoo’ for the lonely creature.
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Justin Bieber, pictured with Mally the capuchin monkey, has been given an extension to complete paperwork to get his pet back
The star and his entourage had no paperwork or health certificates to bring Mally – just a few weeks old – into the country.
After a night spent at an airport quarantine centre, Mally was moved into the care of vets at a clinic in the city.
‘We have to discuss now the way forward with customs officials and other responsible departments,’ said a clinic spokesman. The statement from 19-year-old Bieber’s people in New York thanked the Munich authorities for the ‘caring support’ offered to Mally.