man walks into a pet store and is looking around when he
> > spots a Chimpanzee in a cage marked, "$1000". The
> > man looks a little closer and discovers that the chimpanzee
> > is wearing a T-shirt bearing the
> > Maltese Cross and is cleaning a fog nozzle. Curious about
> > this, the man summons the storekeeper and asks him what the
> > deal is with this thousand dollar monkey. "Sir, You
> > have discovered our Fire Service Monkeys".
> > This one is our Firefighter version. It has a Basic
> > Firefighters certification with IFSAC seals, is also a
> > Licensed Paramedic, can perform vehicle extrications, high
> > angle rescue and is up to date on current CPR standards. A
> > very good value for a thousand dollars.
> > The man is suitably impressed and moves to the next cage,
> > which is occupied by a gorilla - also wearing the same
> > T-shirt, but is gnawing on a pen and reading training
> > manuals.
> > The storekeeper states, "Sir, You have discovered the
> > Captain model.This one has an Advanced Firefighter
> > certification, is capable of training the other monkeys in
> > basic firefighting skills, and can manage any emergency
> > scene. It can also type. A very good value for five-
> > thousand, Sir."
> > Impressed, the man moves to the last cage. Inside, he finds
> > an orangutan, dressed in a white shirt and a tie, but
> > holding only a coffee cup. The man says, "What does
> > this one do that he's worth $10,000 ?"
> > The storekeeper clears his throat and says, "Ah, sir,
> > well, um. we have never actually seen him do anything except
> > drink coffee and play with himself, but he says he's a
> > Battalion Chief."
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