AEST 15:00, Fri May 17 2013
Bandits and criminals in the human world are easy to spot by their stripy outfits and swags bags.
But in the animal kingdom their cute disguises make them hard to tell apart from their honest friends.
Like this innocent-looking monkey, happily playing with its canine friend — until greed overcomes it and it snatches the dog's lollipop, has a lick and then belts him on the head with it.
Click through for more brazen animal thieves, including a panda who literally steals a shirt off a guy's back, a monkey who snatches an unsuspecting tourist's bag and a cat burglar who gets some instant karma.
Monkey doesn't like sharing lollipop