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Ridiculous!

Re: Ridiculous!

Postby hansioux » 05 Jan 2016, 13:55

tommy525 wrote:Thats cute. Especially since he was able to take out your face.


I was just standing there when he decided to climb up my back. Wasn't going to do anything to make him feel I was afraid or make him feel threatened. So no sudden motions to provoke him, unless he was going to do something to threaten me. In the end, I asked him to get off nicely, and he did just that.

Other tourists were trying to force the interaction. For example, one tourist decided it was a good idea to try to hold baby monkey's hand. In the end no adult monkey got upset over that, but I definitely wouldn't try to do that.

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Re: Ridiculous!

Postby hansioux » 05 Jan 2016, 14:49

headhonchoII wrote:Taiwan seems to have a monkey explosion at present. Heard there were monkeys in the wife's homeland in Miaoli area, there's been none there for decades. Also ran into a troop up in Yilan two weeks ago just a bit up from Jiaoxi. That troop was more standoffish , my daughter is scared off monkeys due to the bad behavior of the monkeys in Gaoxiong.


Monkey troops I've seen:
1. Chaishan, Kaohsiung - crazy monkeys high on sugar.
2. Shuiguanlu, Tianmu, Taipei - not afraid of people, but not crazy
3. Kikuru Lodge (七卡山莊), Wuling, Yilan - on the way up to Xueshan, very shy, and retreats as hikers approach
4. Tataka saddle (塔塔加鞍部), somewhere on Taiwan Highway 21 or 18, Nantou - A little bit pass Yushan hiking trail entrance. Getting crazier each day. Goes up to cars in the middle of the road and try to grab food.
5. Fushan (福山), Yilan - nice and relaxed, don't have a care about people, just mind their own businesses
6. Malango (Fuyuan 富源), Hualian - they stay high up but aren't too scared of people
7. Maravi trail (瓦拉米), Hualian - slowly retreats to higher trees as hikers approach
8. Dengxianqiao (登仙橋), Taidong - a bit crazy, and too friendly with people, but not to the of Chaishan where they just seem like little devils.
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Re: Ridiculous!

Postby Icon » 05 Jan 2016, 15:05

Aren't the ones in Kaohsiung those who raid the university's dorms and steal the students' pao mien?
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Re: Ridiculous!

Postby tommy525 » 06 Jan 2016, 01:39

hansioux wrote:
tommy525 wrote:Thats cute. Especially since he was able to take out your face.


I was just standing there when he decided to climb up my back. Wasn't going to do anything to make him feel I was afraid or make him feel threatened. So no sudden motions to provoke him, unless he was going to do something to threaten me. In the end, I asked him to get off nicely, and he did just that.

Other tourists were trying to force the interaction. For example, one tourist decided it was a good idea to try to hold baby monkey's hand. In the end no adult monkey got upset over that, but I definitely wouldn't try to do that.

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That was nice of you , I am sure the monkey has fond memories as well. Let's hope the next time he does that the person will be equally chill.

Reminds me one time i stayed at the Jakarta Hilton (or was it the Bangkok Hilton, i forget). There was this giant cockatoo. Bigger then a chicken walking around near the pool. I kneeled down to say hi and the bird promptly walked up my arm and got on my shoulder. NOt what I expected. And knowing what that big beak can do. I was a little concerned. But i kept my cool and looked around for his perch.

Walked him slowly to his perch and he jumped off me and onto his perch. Whew.
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Re: Ridiculous!

Postby cake » 16 Jan 2016, 19:25

wonder wrote:
wonder wrote:BTW, I followed all the instructions somebody posted in this section about reporting animal cruelty and that was two days ago and nothing has happened. I left my cell number and email and zero response.

Will this be another example of wasting time regarding the welfare of pets in this country? Let's hope not.


Still haven't heard anything from these people. It's pathetic that the animal cruelty emails don't even elicit a response of any kind. I suppose these animals in my building will just continue to be abused by their ignorant owners, and then abandoned.

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Film them post to an animal group in Taiwan/Youtube and something may well happen.

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A friend live in the mountains in Bitan near Xindian. He sees one every month or so. One time in his kitchen eating a banana.
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Re: Ridiculous!

Postby wonder » 17 Jan 2016, 15:58

cake wrote:
wonder wrote:
wonder wrote:BTW, I followed all the instructions somebody posted in this section about reporting animal cruelty and that was two days ago and nothing has happened. I left my cell number and email and zero response.

Will this be another example of wasting time regarding the welfare of pets in this country? Let's hope not.


Still haven't heard anything from these people. It's pathetic that the animal cruelty emails don't even elicit a response of any kind. I suppose these animals in my building will just continue to be abused by their ignorant owners, and then abandoned.

Cheers all


Film them post to an animal group in Taiwan/Youtube and something may well happen.

Regarding monkeys.
A friend live in the mountains in Bitan near Xindian. He sees one every month or so. One time in his kitchen eating a banana.


I would but the animals are in balconies somewhere in this cavernous apartment complex and it's like the Grand Canyon around here. A dog (or dogs) will be barking and it sounds close, then you realize it's coming from everywhere. Extremely frustrating.

Unless you happen to live right next door to these morons, you have no idea where the dog is located. What kills me is their next-door neighbors obviously are too cowardly to say anything to these no-minds otherwise we might save a few animals from abusive, neglectful owners.
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