Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP
Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP

As coronavirus keeps tourists away from Bali, hungry monkeys raid homes searching for food

  • The Sangeh Monkey Forest typically had about 6,000 visitors a month, but as the pandemic spread last year, that number dropped to about 500
  • Villagers say the primates have been venturing out from the sanctuary to hang out on their roofs and await the right time to swoop down and snatch a snack

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP
Macaques eat donated peanuts at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali. Photo: AP
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