Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Indians Feed the Monkeys, Which Bite the Hand

Dr. Tyagi’s agency has asked the city’s wildlife agency for help, but wildlife officials claim that the monkeys — a scourge of the city for years as urbanization has encroached on their original habitat — are no longer wild and are thus not their responsibility.

Devotees of the Hindu god Hanuman visiting a temple in New Delhi. Monkeys are believed to be the god's representatives.
Click here for more on Delhi's monkeys in the NYTimes

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