Drunk Monkey Drinks Himself to Death

Crab-eating macaque in Lopburi

Crab-eating macaque in Lopburi. Photo: Chris huh. CC BY-SA 3.0.

LOPBURI — A long-tailed macaque got an early start on the bad stuff yesterday morning went on a drunken bender that ended 24 hours later in death by alcohol poisoning.

The unnamed monkey was already three sheets to the wind on lao khao (rice whiskey) when it was spotted by som tam vendor Lamoon Panpetch, who saw him fall off a roof Wednesday morning, stumble around a bit, then hide in a corner near her stall.

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By Chayanit Itthipongmaetee
Khaosod English

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