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Oregon Man Gives Stolen Primate as Tip to Prostitute: Police

Police say they found the Galago primate with the prostitute in a hotel

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    Gooey is in protective custody after detectives learned the Galago, or bush baby, was used to tip a prostitute.

    An Oregon man is accused of tipping a prostitute with an exotic primate stolen from his own pet store along with stolen Girl Scout cookie money and a laptop computer, NBC News reported.

    The prostitute identified the client as Nathan McClain, who owned Zany Zoo, where a missing Galago primate, money and laptop were missing from, the Eugene Police department said in a statement. 

    The mammal and money were reported missing in early March, but police would not say who made the report. Officers were led to a prostitute at a hotel, where she was in possession of the animal. She told authorities they were a tip from a client. 

    McClain was arrested by Oregon State Police in one of their office building parking lots for driving under the influence, according to Eugene police. They determined he was the client after he was interviewed.