Category Archives: Monkeys

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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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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Thai PBS discovers Phana

Back in December we were approached by a film company based in Ubon which had been commissioned by the TV channel Thai PBS to make a film of the Phana Monkey Project. They were with us for three full days … 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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How to frighten a long-tailed macaque?

Is this an effective way to frighten a long-tailed macaque? Some of the people who visit Don Chao Poo Forest in Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand, seem to think so. (CLICK on an image for an enlarged view)         There … Continue reading

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Nomadic Monkeys

Most of the approximately 1,000 long-tailed macaques that live in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, can be found in the forest itself. There are two or three places where visitors often provide them with food. Many of the monkeys wait by the main … Continue reading

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Injured Monkeys, Part 2

One of our juvenile long-tailed macaques gave us a lot of concern earlier this year. When we first saw him we feared for his life but he quickly showed amazing resilience and we reduced our pessimistic expectations to his losing … Continue reading

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