Tag Archives: Amnat Charoen Province

Birth Control — Long-tailed Macaques in Phana

The first stage of the birth control programme for the long-tailed macaques in Phana took place at the end of August and beginning of September 2016. Stage two is likely to begin soon, so it is time that we look … Continue reading

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Filming in Phana

Back in April of this year, the Phana Macaque Project advertised in Wildlife Film News (http://www.wildlife-film.com/) for a volunteer videographer to shoot and edit a film for us here in the Thai Monkey Forest at Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Monks’ Retreat

  Every year at the end of December, Don Chao Poo Forest, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, is host to a 10-day retreat for several hundred monks and lay men and women. The monks come from all over Isan and … 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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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) ┬áPost submitted by Elliot Capp MSc, Exeter University This post, the first of a series, relates to research carried … Continue reading

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More of the Thai Monkey Forest Fauna

Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) are the most obvious inhabitants of Don Chao Poo Forest in Phana, but they are not the only ones. Two other species which generally make themselves scarce when people are around, can be seen by someone … Continue reading

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Mapping the forest

Guest blogger: Robin Southon, MSc Animal Behaviour, Exeter University, UK When our group from Exeter first arrived in Phana, we decided to familiarise ourselves with the forest and macaques by conducting a time budget analysis of the population. This is … Continue reading

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