There is no doubt that the population of long-tailed macaques in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, is increasing and in the long run that could adversely affect the lives of the monkeys as well as nearby human residents. In the meantime, everybody loves a new-born. This one was just a day or two old when we photographed her with her mother. Already she was eager to get to know her mother’s relatives it seems. And before long it looks as though she will have a cousin almost her own age.