Concerns raised again over Phuket wild monkey populations

Concerns raised again over Phuket wild monkey populations

 

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PHUKET: Concerns about the rising number of infant monkeys at a popular monkey site in Rassada will be addressed following an inspection visit by Pongchart Chouehorm, Director of the Natural and Wildlife Education Centre at Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area in Thalang.

 

Concerns have been raised over the number of wild Phuket monkeys at one monkey-feeding site in Rassada. Photo: Nature and Wildlife Education Centre, Khao Phra Thaew

 

Mr Pongchart inspected two sites in Rassada on Monday (Sept 18) that are popular for people to visit local monkeys: one at King Kaew Soi 9, the other at Soi Tha Jeen.

 

The inspection was carried out to follow up on the installation of signs at the two sites that informed visitors of the dangers of inappropriate interaction with the monkeys, and general information about the what monkeys should and should not be fed, and signs indicating exactly where monkeys are to be fed.


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