Macaque with a juice carton on a fence in Lopburi

Monkey relocation operation resumes in Lopburi

LOPBURI May 25 (TNA) — The authorities in Lopburi on Friday restarted the operation to catch and relocate the monkeys after the first batch of 27 monkeys was sent to stay at an extra large cage last week.

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The Department of National parks Wildlife and Plant Conservation restarted the major monkey catching operation, starting on Friday. Three large cages are placed at three different locations- in front of Lopburi Asia Hotel, the building next to Rachanusorn Park and between Café Amazon and Yongsawat gold shop.

The cage is 1.8 meters high and 15 meters wide. The foods were placed inside each cage to lure the monkeys and then they would be transferred to smaller cages before transfering to Pho Khao Ton Monkey Shelter or behavior modification.

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