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Monkey Birth Control Phase 5 continued

The monkeys of Don Chao Poo Forest Park, Phana, were visited again by Vets from Department of National Parks, Ubon Ratchathani, plus one from Khon Khaen. They operated on more monkeys in April 2019. While more patients awaited their turn.

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Monkey Birth Control Phase 5

Monkey Birth Control Phase 5 is about to begin. Department of National Parks  vets will be operating on males and females (about 100 in total) starting on 4th April. Preparation began with the arrival of cages on Saturday. Then yesterday, Sunday, the … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERS!

For some time now, we have not been able to accept volunteers to the Phana Monkey Project, but that has now changed. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME AND HELP US FOR A WEEK OR MORE, PLEASE CONTACT: phanamonkeyproject@gmail.com Tell … Continue reading

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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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Male Macaques guarding the young

At this time of year we see more instances of adult males taking care of young juvenile monkeys. Most often this takes the form of an adult sitting with a group of juvenile males playing together. The role of the adult seems to be that of a security guard. He doesn’t get involved in the play, but sits within a meter or so of the young ones, and constantly turns his head to ensure that there is no threat coming from any direction. He looks exactly like the bodyguard of a head of state, in fact. 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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Termite migration in Don Chao Poo Forest

There is plenty of evidence of termite activity in Don Chao Poo Forest. There are many termite mounds, new and active ones as well as inactive ones. There is also plenty of evidence that termites can and do destrof trees … Continue reading

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