Category Archives: Monkeys

Mind the Monkeys!

New book published We have recently published this book which tells the story of the Phana Monkey Project over seven years — the ideas, Phana people, the students, the volunteers, the forest, and, of course, THE MONKEYS! Available now!! Order direct … Continue reading

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Morning sit about and walk about

Sweet Marie enjoying the sun and the shade this sunny morning in Don Chao Poo Forest Park, Phana District, Amnat Charoen Province in North-East Thailand.

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Killing in the forest

Finding dead monkeys in the forest is a fairly common event. We estimate that on average 5 o5 6 monkeys are killed every month, most of them by traffic on the road outside. Newborn infants are also vulnerable and seeing a … Continue reading

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Population increases in Don Chao Poo Forest

  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 … Continue reading

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World Monkey Day

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Feeding the monkeys with chopped bananas

We always recommend chopping bananas before feeding them to the monkeys. But still many people hand out a branch with a huge bunch of bananas attached to it. The result is predictable: one large male monkey will grab the whole … Continue reading

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Shooting Thai Monkeys

If you have a camera, no matter the type, and an eye for photography, then Phana, Thailand is calling you.  This small village of 2,000 is tucked away far from the tourism industry (about 650 KM from Bangkok) and hosts … Continue reading

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