Fruit galore: Thailand monkey festival returns as tourists come back

Watched by tourists and locals, thousands of monkeys in Lopburi in central Thailand feasted on two tonnes fruits and vegetables after the town’s Monkey Festival resumed following a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. Hundreds of macaques, also known as long-tailed monkeys, were seen climbing on people and stacks of fruit, munching away on bananas and pineapples. The feast, which cost over 100,000 baht ($3,000), … Continue reading Fruit galore: Thailand monkey festival returns as tourists come back