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Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby tommy525 » 12 Apr 2012, 15:06

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/nati ... o-more.htm

Looks like some of the monkeys are getting out of hand. Although most are pretty docile. The local govt wants to lock up some of the more aggressive offenders. Maybe put them in the zoo there? Is this a good thing?

People need to be educated to, to keep away and not to feed them and not to have food in plain sight.
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby Icon » 12 Apr 2012, 15:21

Too late, it has already started to do so. BTW, you should see the fights between students at SYS and the monkeys...
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby tommy525 » 12 Apr 2012, 16:11

Icon wrote:Too late, it has already started to do so. BTW, you should see the fights between students at SYS and the monkeys...


started to do what? Lock up the kids? :lol:
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby Icon » 12 Apr 2012, 16:23

I guess you forgot about the girl who claimed she had to leave school because the monkeys were harrasing her... a college student at SYS, no less!

Yep, they've been locking up the monkeys for a while now, to appease the farmers. The students complain that the monkeys steal their stuff -paomien, mostly- from their dorms and "are aggressive". Ah, I am telling you, the Taiwanese youth, tsk tsk...
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby Steviebike » 12 Apr 2012, 17:40

Was up on Shoushan the other day, all the monkeys were on good behaviour, they must know something is up. Is it really the monkeys faults though? Me thinks that have been encouraged over the years and now it's payback time? Humans! What a bunch of fuckers. Monkey business.
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby Chris » 12 Apr 2012, 20:13

The monkeys of Monkey Mountain in K-Town?

There's a reason for the signs we often see in zoos and wildlife preserves: "Do not feed the animals".
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby TainanCowboy » 12 Apr 2012, 20:16

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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby Pingdong » 13 Apr 2012, 04:39

move into monkey town, feed cute monkeys. monkeys beg, now dont like monkey. call police, go take care of monkey. Now this monkey can get back to copying characters without other life being around.

how do monkeys steal stuff in their dorms? don't they have doors?

i will say though, the monkeys that are trained by people can get aggressive (they had good teachers). my mom to this day has about a 1.5" bulge on the joint of her pinky finger. she was feeding a monkey and playing keep away. Monkey dont play that game, so showed a bitch whose banana that is. we laugh about it almost every time we talk.
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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby tommy525 » 13 Apr 2012, 08:21

I think these monkeys are protected. These foreign students at the SYS univ are shooting at a monkey with a pellet gun. I don't think they should do this, to put it mildly.



The monkeys do seem to infiltrate the Univ regularly:



they are running around without being enrolled :lol:


And they even run around in the nearby zoo too:



but the monkeys are a major attraction for locals and foreigners:

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Re: Govt to lock up Ktown monkeys...say it aint so?

Postby housecat » 13 Apr 2012, 08:35

The monkeys of monkey mountain CAN be agressive, but it's because people feed and tease them. The are very intelligent animals, but don't have the same social rules as humans, and don't have the reasoning ability to understand that humans will not behave as they expect. Unfortunatly, most of the humans also lack this reasoning ability.
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