314: Mercenary Monkeys

314: Mercenary Monkeys

Brain Junk
Brain Junk
314: Mercenary Monkeys

Smarter than the mafia, more cunning than a pickpocket in Paris, long-tailed macaques in Bali are all about snatching valuables from tourists and bargaining for tasty snacks.

Show Notes:

Long tailed macaques info from the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Sir Attenborough and monkeys

YouTube BBC Video of things getting stolen!!

Scientific Reports paper: Cohort dominance rank and “robbing and bartering” among subadult male long-tailed macaques at Uluwatu, Bali

Poor kiddo bitten by a monkey while touring

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