Philippines: Drought drives monkeys out of forests, into streets

Philippine Daily Inquirer: LACK of food due to drought has forced monkeys to leave their sanctuaries in Barangay New Israel here and take refuge in nearby forested areas. "It all started when severe heat wilted some crops in the village including banana plants that serve as food for these animals," Darwin Paraiso, a village councilor, said. Paraiso said the monkeys started to form groups and scramble for food, particularly bananas donated by Dole-Stanfilco. The village councilor said there were ......

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