Tag Archives: Thai monkey forest

Surveying the forest

Mahidol University (Amnatcharoen post-graduate campus) has been running an ambitious project under the patronage of the Crown Princess. The aim of the project is to conserve what is left of the forests in Isan, North-east Thailand; and the starting points … Continue reading

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Foraging in Don Chao Poo Forest

Long-tailed macaques in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, have been finding natural food available in the forest since late January. They can be seen foraging on the ground for insects or eating leaves and flowers in the trees. For many, … Continue reading

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Newborn long-tailed macaque

By Laura Malaguti at Phana Monkey Project On the morning of 31st January 2014, I was doing the routine count at 10 o’clock when I stumbled across an adult female who appeared to be in pain, so I thought. She … Continue reading

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Injured Monkeys, Part 2

One of our juvenile long-tailed macaques gave us a lot of concern earlier this year. When we first saw him we feared for his life but he quickly showed amazing resilience and we reduced our pessimistic expectations to his losing … Continue reading

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Injured Monkeys, Part 1

We try to keep a photographic record of injured monkeys. In theory it is much easier to track the movements of such monkeys than to track the far more numerous and difficult to distinguish healthy, unharmed monkeys. In practice, though, … 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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