Police Hunt for Gibbon Selfie Hawker on Koh Samui

Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui

Tourists at Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui. Photo: PxHere.

KOH SAMUI — Island police are on the lookout for a repeat wildlife offender who farms tourists for money by charging them for photos with a gibbon.

Koh Samui police were looking Wednesday for Ismail Thalang, 35, after someone posted a video clip of him approaching beach-goers with a small ape slung over his shoulder earlier in the week on Chaweng Beach.

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By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich
Khaosod English

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