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A 21-year-old hiker who spent some time lost in the San Bernardino Mountains over the weekend told a local newspaper that while she was in the area of Raywood Flat she saw a monkey. Now people are wondering if this "monkey" was actually Moe the chimp, who escaped from the Jungle Exotics animal sanctuary in Devore at the end of June--a location about 20 miles from where the hiker says she spotted the animal she called a "large monkey." Searchers are continuing to look for the missing chimp, and are now focusing on the area where the hiker saw the mysterious monkey.