Injured Baby Monkey Rescued in Phuket

Phuket –

An injured monkey has been rescued on a hill in Phuket.

The head of the Khao Phra Thaeo Nature and Wildlife Study Center, Mr. Pongchart Chueahom, told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they were notified by locals that there was an injured baby monkey on Toh Sae Hill in Rassada.

The monkey had been injured on both legs after it was bitten by other monkeys and could not move either of its legs. It is a male Southern pig-tailed macaque.

The monkey is being provided with treatment by veterinarians.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.