Monkeys scrambling to the tops of tall palm trees to collect coconuts, or performing tricks to help their masters earn a living, are a popular tourist attraction in the southern provinces.
A macaque is trained from an early age. AMNART THONGDEE
But there is so much more to the value of the monkeys than is immediately obvious to tourists visiting the region, which is a major producer of coconuts in Thailand. A well-trained macaque, therefore, is a prized possession.
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