Man pleads guilty in death of monkey at US zoo
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A man charged with beating a monkey to death in an Idaho's zoo last year has pleaded guilty.
Michael Watkins pleaded guilty on Thursday to a felony charge of attempted grand theft and one misdemeanor count of animal cruelty.
The Idaho Statesman reports the 22-year-old will be sentenced on May 16.
In exchange for his guilty pleas, prosecutors agreed to drop felony charges of grand theft and burglary.