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A Cambodian wildlife official has been charged in the United States with smuggling endangered monkeys. Eight people have now been charged with smuggling the endangered monkeys. The Guardian reports that the Cambodian official was arrested on his way to a conference on protecting endangered species. The group arrested are connected to a Hong Kong-based company involved in breeding long-tailed macaques for research and supplying them to labs in Florida and Texas. They are accused of illegally purchasing wild macaques to supplement their breeding operation. Long-tailed macaques, also known as crab-eating macaques, are protected and permits are required to import them […]

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On 11/18/2022 at 2:55 PM, Thaiger said:

smuggling endangered monkeys.

Must be something else wrong with "long tailed macaques" all other monkey species I've seen in Thailand are 'going for it' all the time and in some cases really need culling or vasectomies to control numbers.

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