Tag Archives: Macaques

Counting the monkeys

  We have just completed our count of the Phana long-tailed macaques in preparation for the birth control operations that are due to take place next week. We  counted them in four locations as they prepared to go to sleep for … Continue reading

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Monkeys and Water

Chris Love was with us in Phana for about six months. He provided water for the monkeys almost every morning, first thing. He managed to combine that with taking some great photographs of the monkeys. Here are some which show … Continue reading

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Population increases in Don Chao Poo Forest

  There is no doubt that the population of long-tailed macaques in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, is increasing and in the long run that could adversely affect the lives of the monkeys as well as nearby human residents. In … Continue reading

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The Magic of Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Don Chao Poo Forest, in Phana, Amnat Charoen Province, is regularly described as a ‘magical’ place. Residents of Phana who regard the forest as the home of the village’s guardian spirit, might not find this surprising. The forest itself may … Continue reading

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A VERY Happy Valentine’s Day in Don Chao Poo Forest

I was almost, but not quite, witness to a very happy event in Don Chao Poo Forest yesterday. I was near the third gate at 6pm watching the troop we call Troop 3 preparing to go to roost in the … 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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Juvenile macaque fatality

This morning I came across a dead monkey in the undergrowth only a metre from the surfaced road that runs through Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana. It was a young male, not much more than an infant, so perhaps about … Continue reading

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