Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Monyet Cafeteria

When tourists in Langkawi want to see monkeys, where would be the best convenient spot to take them to? Telaga Harbour, of course.

A friend of mine  informed me  of the increased population of Long Tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis)  on the road next to Telaga Harbour and here's the reason why.

There is a "cafeteria" setup for these macaques! This "cafeteria" may have been around for a few months by now.

Easy life for these macaques to have their daily feed. This encourages macaques to frequent this area often and the young ones were seen playing in the middle of the road. A potential hazard for road kill or even a hazard to the road users too.

I need not elaborate further on the consequences of feeding these macaques. It is a common sense and only sensible homosapiens would know the answers.

Here is more reading on morons on Planet of the Monyets.

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