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Monkey Birth Control Phase 5 continued

The monkeys of Don Chao Poo Forest Park, Phana, were visited again by Vets from Department of National Parks, Ubon Ratchathani, plus one from Khon Khaen. They operated on more monkeys in April 2019. While more patients awaited their turn.

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Volunteer visit Phana

Visit the lovely village / town of Phana in rural north-east Thailand. Phana is famous for its 300-year old Buddhist temple and the 1,000+ monkeys that live in the local forest. Stay in the homestay at our Research Centre, with … Continue reading

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Male Macaques guarding the young

At this time of year we see more instances of adult males taking care of young juvenile monkeys. Most often this takes the form of an adult sitting with a group of juvenile males playing together. The role of the adult seems to be that of a security guard. He doesn’t get involved in the play, but sits within a meter or so of the young ones, and constantly turns his head to ensure that there is no threat coming from any direction. He looks exactly like the bodyguard of a head of state, in fact. Continue reading

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Morning sit about and walk about

Sweet Marie enjoying the sun and the shade this sunny morning in Don Chao Poo Forest Park, Phana District, Amnat Charoen Province in North-East Thailand.

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BIRTH CONTROL PROGRAMME

DONATIONS The birth-control procedures will be carried out by the Department of National Parks Wildlife and Plant Conservation, who will provide vets, cages, transport, and so on, but this year the people of Phana are funding the medical supplies (chiefly … Continue reading

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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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Birth Control Planning

Birth control for the long-tailed macaques of Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana, has been discussed for several years. The local council has been reluctant to take up the matter, fearing that it would make them unpopular with local people — their … Continue reading

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