Tag Archives: Don Chao Poo Forest Phana

A Day in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Thai Monkey Forest | Just another WordPress.com site<!– The Phana Monkey Project has been working with several people in Phana to carry out the forest survey that is part of a project initiated by Mahidol University at their Amnat Charoen campus. … Continue reading

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Trees and Bees

Contibuted by Pensri Mahanil Whiting In April 2014 we found 8 beehives in Don Chao Poo Forest. It started when James, Pensri and some of her relatives went to Don Chao Poo to GPS map the location of the Yang … 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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Busy in the Forest

It is amazing how much a dedicated volunteer researcher can achieve in a short time. Laura Brodey was with us for just under three weeks but she left a substantial body of work behind her when she left earlier this … 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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Monkeys and Mushrooms: A Day’s Work before Breakfast

I have been starting the day by visiting Phana Hospital for the past week. We have often heard that the hospital is somewhat plagued by monkeys but when we visit to count them we rarely see more than 4 or … Continue reading

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Twins born to Long-tailed Macaques in Thailand

A pair of twins were born in Don Chao Poo Forest last year and once or twice recently I have thought I have  seen them but it is very difficult indeed to distinguish  individual monkeys and particularly so when they … Continue reading

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More forest fauna

Elizabeth has produced some more striking photographs of forest fauna. We are awaiting confirmed identification but in the meantime, enjoy the photos!                

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Newly discovered fauna in the Monkey Forest

Using the term ‘Monkey Forest’ in this post may be misleading because what I am celebrating here is species that have not previously featured on this website and which we were unaware even existed in the forest. There are a … Continue reading

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Helping to keep the forest clean

This morning we were visited by a group of fourteen 4th year students from Ubon Ratchathani University. They are in the Agriculture Department but they came as part of their ‘Environmental Awareness’ programme. With their help we cleared the front … Continue reading

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