Category Archives: Research

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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Reporting a pregnancy

Pregnancies are all too common among the population of long-tailed macaques in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana. But today I spotted a young female whose pregnancy we have been waiting for. She is the monkey with a severe curvature of … Continue reading

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Diary of a butterfly hunter

Diary of a butterfly hunter (The Don Chao Poo Forest research continues): Contributed by Elliot Capp After my time at ZSL London Zoo working in Butterfly Paradise I developed quite an affinity for butterflies and moths, and one of my … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the monkey

The good, the bad, and the monkey (another update from the long-tailed macaque field research team) contributed by Elliot Capp Over the past couple of weeks the team and I have been slowly but surely developing a list of all … Continue reading

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Hear monkey, see monkey, count monkey (an update from the field):

Contributed by Elliott Capp Here is a brief update about what the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) research team in Phana (north-east Thailand) have been up to over the first month of their research project: After being slightly overwhelmed upon our … Continue reading

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Getting the monkey off your back

Getting the monkey off your back (An introduction to the research to be carried out in Don Chao Poo Forest, Thailand)  Post submitted by Elliot Capp MSc, Exeter University This post, the first of a series, relates to research carried … Continue reading

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Initial Assessment of Don Chao Poo

Initial Assessment of Don Chao Poo, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, Thailand Phana Monkey Project Researchers: E. Capp, R.L. Cope, C. O’Brien & R.J.Southon 1.1 Introduction Don Chao Poo, a sacred forest, is located in the Phana District of Amnat … Continue reading

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