When we first saw this photo we were absolutely positive there must have been a US Transportation Security Administration officer standing in front of the monkey.

But as it turns out, Jackson the mandrill (the world’s largest species of monkey – just in case you don’t think we know what we’re talking about around here at Belly Ache Central) is actually NOT rudely ‘showing the finger’, but has a form of arthritis that keeps his central digit permanently straight! We kid […]


But as it turns out, Jackson the mandrill (the world’s largest species of monkey – just in case you don’t think we know what we’re talking about around here at Belly Ache Central) is actually NOT rudely ‘showing the finger’, but has a form of arthritis that keeps his central digit permanently straight! We kid you not! And no, I don’t suggest you try that excuse the next time you go through TSA security at the airport – unless you happen to like ‘pat-downs’, ‘porno-scanners’ and ‘body cavity searches’by TSA pervs. But these guys on the otherhand – they’re definitely flipping the finger – or two as the case may be – at the TSA. We’re sure about that. The poor guy on the right was overheard saying: “I just can’t take it anymore, for the love of God, please no more profiling!”