Tag Archives: monkey forest

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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Young male long-tailed macaques at play

Young male long-tailed macaques spend a lot of time playing. And long-tailed macaques of all ages seem to enjoy exploring and using human-made artefacts. In this sequence of photos by Elliot Capp two young male long-tailed macaques in Don Chao … Continue reading

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Butterflies in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Elliot Capp, one of the researchers from Exeter University who spent three months in Phana earlier this year, has identified twelve species of butterfly from the photos he took in Don Chao Poo Forest. There are a few more that … Continue reading

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Monkey proof or monkey friendly?

Phana Monkey Project (through Don Chao Poo Research Centre) is providing waste bins to be placed in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, as part of the efforts to make the forest a cleaner and healthier environment for monkeys and humans … Continue reading

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Distressed long-tailed macaque female in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

I was witness to a distressing scene in the forest a few days ago. I came across this group of monkeys which I took to be a family group. The adult female grooming a younger monkey had only just arrived, … Continue reading

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Long-tailed macaques in Phana as seen by Elliot Capp – ace photographer

One of the four researchers who came as volunteers to Phana earlier this year after completing their MSc degrees in Animal Behaviour at Exeter University was Elliot Capp. He left us with over 1500 photographs and I think I know … 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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Long-tailed Macaque Twins in Don Chao Poo Forest

Ten days ago I saw a monkey carrying two young infants. The infants looked to be the same age but I had never seen twins in the forest here before. I know that sometimes a female will foster an orphaned … 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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Keeping an eye on monkeys keeping an eye on monkeys

It’s easy keeping an eye on the monkeys because I cycle past Don Chao Poo and Don Jik every day. I sometimes get to Don Jik before the monkeys have come down from the trees, but more often when I … Continue reading

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