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Temperature drop affects Lop Buri’s monkeys

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The quick drop of temperature is affecting thousands of monkeys living around Lop Buri’s Phra Prang Sam Yot and San Phra Kan Shrine. Villagers say monkeys were shivering and cuddling each other during last night’s strong winds.

Some of the monkeys are staying in their shelter to keep warm. They’re also less likely to leave their shelters for food or play with each other as usual.

Lop Buri Disaster prevention and mitigation says that the temperature in the province quickly dropped by 1-5 degrees Celsius, with a low of 16 degrees this morning. The officials advise people to keep warm and monitor their health conditions to prevent illnesses that are more likely with cold weather such as the flu, asthma and and hay fever. Children and the elderly people should be under special care.

SOURCE: Thairath Online

 

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    Toby Andrews

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    I’m surprised they all have very close fitting fur coats.

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    Eukaryote

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    Dem flea bitten varmits best off freeze their little nuts off…

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    Alan

    Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7:56 am

    Could be the start of hibernation adaption among the local monkey population.

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