Animal rights activists are calling for Asian attractions like Vietnam’s Monkey Island to be closed down. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP

Vietnam tourism: monkey shows on Nha Trang island cruel, say animal rights activists

  • On Monkey Island, macaques ride motorbikes, lift weights and shoot basketballs for tourists, while others run wild, snatching their food, hats and mobile phones
  • Animals performing tricks for tourists is cruel, says animal rights group Peta, but island’s manager says monkeys are well looked after, and tourists agree
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Animal rights activists are calling for Asian attractions like Vietnam’s Monkey Island to be closed down. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP
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