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Tiger Cave Temple monkeys getting sterilised in Krabi

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Macaque eating on a tree in Southern Thailand

Macaque eating on a tree in Southern Thailand. Photo: Thailand News.

Monkeys living around the famous Tiger Cave Temple are being sterilised in the first step in monkey birth control in Krabi where more than 1,000 monkeys are getting into trouble with tourists and locals as their populations swell.

Chief of the Krabi Office of Natural and Environment Resources Chalermpan Yinjaroen says, “These monkeys were caught on July 21-22 for sterilisation. After that they will be released to a new home at a mangrove forest on Koh Lanta which is about 3,000 rai in size.”

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By Kritsada Mueanhawong
The Thaiger

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