Category Archives: Long-tailed Macaques

A Day in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Thai Monkey Forest | Just another WordPress.com site<!– The Phana Monkey Project has been working with several people in Phana to carry out the forest survey that is part of a project initiated by Mahidol University at their Amnat Charoen campus. … Continue reading

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Help in the forest

The forest has been surveyed for several months past by a local group organised by Mahidol University, Amnat Charoen campus. The work has relied heavily on a science teacher at Phana Suksa School who has brought some of her students … Continue reading

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Welcome in Phana

I boarded a plane in Johannesburg, South Africa not knowing what to expect.  Would the placement be legitimate, could I possibly be kidnapped upon disembarking the plane, would I be sleeping amongst mice and snakes? A lot of questions streamed … Continue reading

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The Magic of Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Don Chao Poo Forest, in Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, is regularly described as a ‘magical’ place. Residents of Phana who regard the forest as the home of the village’s guardian spirit, might not find this surprising. The forest itself may … Continue reading

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Monkey on Tour

Thai Monkey Forest | Just another WordPress.com site<!– For the second year running a monkey (this monkey?) has visited our house THE DAY WE LEFT for England, with the intention of eating our last mango. Last year he succeeded. This … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Bark

Contributed by James Carruthers I was leaving the forest recently, when out of nowhere there was an eruption of noise accompanied by almost every monkey in sight marauding with purpose towards the road. Having never experienced such intense energy produced … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Newborn long-tailed macaque

By Laura Malaguti at Phana Monkey Project On the morning of 31st January 2014, I was doing the routine count at 10 o’clock when I stumbled across an adult female who appeared to be in pain, so I thought. She … Continue reading

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Busy in the Forest

It is amazing how much a dedicated volunteer researcher can achieve in a short time. Laura Brodey was with us for just under three weeks but she left a substantial body of work behind her when she left earlier this … Continue reading

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Establishing the range of one troop of long-tailed macaques

One troop of long-tailed macaques living in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand, was chosen as a study into the ranging of the monkeys inside and outside the forest and the behaviours they evidenced during the course … Continue reading

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