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Tourist hotspot Lapburi is home to many residents who live around the macaques. They have developed an addiction to sweet drinks and other sweet treats.

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Thai town terrorized by thousands of monkeys

After apparently becoming addicted to sweet treats and sugary drinks, gangs of wild monkeys have taken over a Thai town.

Residents in Lapburi, a popular tourist spot, live their lives around the macaques. They have made their headquarters at a disused cinema.

The capital is approximately 90 miles away from the town.


It is well-known for its monkey population, which draws tourists from all over the globe.

Despite primates causing havoc for both locals and tourists, the locals still hold an annual festival to celebrate the animals.

According to Daily Mail reports , Lopburi’s monkeys, which multiplied in numbers during the pandemic, have recently enjoyed much greater access to sugar-filled snacks and drinks.

Many thousands of sugar-fueled animals have flooded the streets of the city, flooding the streets with their bloody fight for food and territory.

Video taken Tuesday shows monkeys running around the streets, jumping onto cars, climbing up on people and even taking their food and belongings.

You can see locals handing out plastic tubes containing syrup and sugar to monkeys, who then grab bananas from another person.

The animals show a complete lack fear for humans, which is why they display extremely bold behaviours such as climbing across moving vehicles’ windshields and leaping over pedestrians.

Locals claim that there are rival gangs for monkeys who clash when marking their territory.

Locals are struggling to reclaim their streets as the wild monkey population has more than doubled in recent years.

Returned in 2020Nirad Pholngeun, a police officer, this week The Deccan HeraldIt was difficult to disperse large groups. “hopeless”.

He stated: “Within a blink of an eye there are more monkeys. So many babies.”

Urban monkeys are less muscular than wild macaques because of their unhealthy diet. They also have more blood pressure and blood disease.

Narongporn Doomduem is the director of the regional office of Wildlife Conservation Department. “The monkeys are never hungry, just like children who eat too much KFC.”

While the macaques lay their bodies to rest in a projection area, locals are trying to devise a plan to reclaim our streets.

Many were forced to barricade their homes as the monkeys took over the streets.

According to reports, parts of the city have been declared no-go areas. Monkeys have caused havoc by breaking into shops and businesses, leaving a trail that has left a trail.

Although locals might feel that the city would be better off with fewer primates, others have said they would miss them if the entire population disappeared.

Taweesak, the shop owner, said: “I’m used to seeing them walking around, playing on the street.”

“If they’re all gone, I’d definitely be lonely.”

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