Tag Archives: monkey forest

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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Back to the forest

Two months away from Don Chao Poo Forest can seem like a very long time. Returning, we find some things have changed while others remain more or less as they were. The rainy season has got started now so low-level … 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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Welcome in Phana

I boarded a plane in Johannesburg, South Africa not knowing what to expect.  Would the placement be legitimate, could I possibly be kidnapped upon disembarking the plane, would I be sleeping amongst mice and snakes? A lot of questions streamed … 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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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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