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California agents seize singer Chris Brown's pet monkey

California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home.

Musician posted video on social media last month of capuchin with daughter, prompting complaints

A pet capuchin monkey belonging to Chris Brown has been seized by officials in California after the singer posted a video of it a month earlier on Instagram. (Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown's pet monkey from his Los Angeles home.

Capt. Patrick Foy says Friday that investigators determined the singer didn't have a permit for the capuchin monkey, named Fiji.

The Forever singer posted an Instagram video last month showing his three-year-old daughter, Royalty, cuddling with the monkey. Foy says that prompted a half-dozen calls to the wildlife department from concerned people.

Foy says Brown agreed to cooperate. Agents served a search warrant Jan. 2 at his home.

Foy says Brown wasn't there but had employees hand over the monkey in a cage.

Fiji is now at an undisclosed facility.

Brown could face a misdemeanor charge carrying a potential six-month jail sentence.

Email and phone message requests for comment from his representatives weren't immediately returned.