FRIDAY, April 19, 2024
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Authorities unveil plan to stop Lop Buri macaque havoc

Thai wildlife authorities have come up with a plan to deal with thousands of crab-eating macaques that roam the central town of Lop Buri.

Authorities unveil plan to stop Lop Buri macaque havoc
Even though macaques have long been the symbol of the province and drawn the attention of tourists. an estimated 2,500 of these animals have become increasingly aggressive and hard to control.

Several videos of them snatching food from residents and causing injuries have gone viral.
Authorities unveil plan to stop Lop Buri macaque havoc

According to the Associated Press news agency on Wednesday, Thai wildlife authorities are planning a concerted drive to capture hundreds of monkeys, neuter them and move them to a facility.
Authorities unveil plan to stop Lop Buri macaque havoc

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