Hundreds of hungry monkeys swarm across Thai street as ‘rival gangs’ fight over food after tourists who normally feed them stay away because of coronavirus
*Monkeys normally well fed by tourists in city of Lopburi, central Thailand
*But visitors have plummeted because of the coronavirus gripping the world
*Skirmish between monkey began after one had a juicy banana
*Monkeys part of ‘rival gangs’ – those from city and those from temples
The primates are normally well fed by tourists in Lopburi, central Thailand, but visitors have plummeted because of the COVID-19 virus which is gripping the world.
The animals were reported to be part of two ‘rival gangs’ made up of the monkeys who dwell in the city and those from the temple areas who were fighting over food.
Footage shows hundreds of monkeys crossing a road and then chasing a single monkey which has got hold of a banana.