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Thailand: Lopburi residents feed monkeys as numbers of tourists plunge with pandemic01:54

Thailand: Lopburi residents feed monkeys as numbers of tourists plunge with pandemic

Thailand, Lopburi
April 07, 2020 at 08:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Residents were filmed feeding monkeys in the Thai city of Lopburi on Tuesday, as tourist numbers fell dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A video of monkeys brawling for food in Lopburi went viral in mid-March after animals, accustomed to being fed, developed aggressive behaviour.

Lopburi is a popular tourist destination about 150 km northeast of Bangkok, best known for its crab-eating macaques living on the streets.

Thailand: Lopburi residents feed monkeys as numbers of tourists plunge with pandemic01:54
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Residents were filmed feeding monkeys in the Thai city of Lopburi on Tuesday, as tourist numbers fell dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A video of monkeys brawling for food in Lopburi went viral in mid-March after animals, accustomed to being fed, developed aggressive behaviour.

Lopburi is a popular tourist destination about 150 km northeast of Bangkok, best known for its crab-eating macaques living on the streets.

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