Too Many Monkeys – level 2
Many monkeys live in Thailand. In the city of Lopburi, there are about 6,000 macaques who attract thousands of tourists every year. Tourists pay money to take pictures and they feed the monkeys.
However, the coronavirus stopped tourism, and the monkeys started to get hungry. They started to attack each other and people in the streets, too.
Local people started to feed the monkeys. They gave them sweets, fizzy drinks, and cereals which had a very negative impact. Too much sugar in their diet made the monkeys more sexually active, and their population went up.
Authorities decided to solve the problem, and they started to sterilize the monkeys. Local people hope that the streets will become calm again.
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