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Tree planting on mother’s day

  360 trees of 10 different species were planted in Don Chao Poo Forest this morning. Today is a public holiday in Thailand — it is the Queen’s birthday and Mother’s Day is celebrated too. About 30 people of all … Continue reading

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News from the Phana Monkey Project

Some changes have been made recently to our web presence. Firstly, we have changed the name of our Facebook Page to Phana Monkey Project. You can find it HERE. Two young French students from EMLYON (based in Lyons, France) recently spent two … Continue reading

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Secret Forest

Most people who venture into the Thai monkey forest known as Don Chao Poo, Amphur Phana, in Amnat Charoen Province, don’t venture very far so what they know of the forest is the concrete road where most of the monkeys … Continue reading

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Children of the Forest

Another film posted by James Jefferies, made while he and Erin Ranney were filming in Phana. This film gives a close-up view of the interactions between monkeys and humans in Phana. Unlike the relationship between these two sets of primates … Continue reading

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Identifying High-Ranking Female Macaques

Eliana Zuckerman and Hannah Rodgers, students at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, came to Phana to carry out their “winter term project”. They were ‘looking for a way to learn about primate behavior and contribute to environmental education’. After spending a little … Continue reading

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Educational Video Shorts 1: Grooming

While Erin and James were in Phana at the end of last year, they produced three short educational videos for us: Grooming, Feeding, and Infant Care. We put two sound tracks to each one, English and Thai. Here are the … Continue reading

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Butterfly Spotting and Identification in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Butterfly Spotting and Identification in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana By Helen Ford Introduction The forest here is full of biodiversity. You have the macaques, monitor lizards, birds of prey, ground squirrels and an abundance of different insects. My focus … Continue reading

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