An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock
An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock
Animals

British stores remove coconut products after reports of Thai monkey labour

  • According to a PETA Asia probe, pigtailed macaques are taken from the wild and used by some Thailand farms to pick coconuts
  • Some of the farmers investigated were supplying products that were eventually sold by major Thai coconut milk producers to retailers overseas, the probe alleges

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An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock
An investigation alleges that macaques were used in Thai farms to harvest coconuts. Photo: Shutterstock
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