Foraging in Don Chao Poo Forest

Long-tailed macaques in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, have been finding natural food available in the forest since late January. They can be seen foraging on the ground for insects or eating leaves and flowers in the trees. For many, a useful source of food is the seed pods that drop from the tall yang trees (dipterocarpus alatus).

Long-tailed macaque (adult male) foraging on the ground in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand

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The trees are taller than these monkeys like to climb, so they wait until the food-source has fallen to the ground.

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About isantraveller

I have been in and around North-East Thailand for more years than I can recall. I now live here permanently. I have travelled in 32 countries on 3 continents (Europe, Asia, Africa) so I am a bit of a traveller.
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