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India Hires Mimics To Scare Away Parliament Monkeys
BBC News ^
| August 1, 2014
Posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:45 PM PDT by Steelfish
India Hires Mimics To Scare Away Parliament Monkeys Monkeys in Delhi Thousands of macaque monkeys roam Delhi's streets
Forty Indian men have been hired to impersonate monkeys to scare away the real monkeys from Delhi's parliament and other government buildings.
The men make screeching noises similar to those of black-faced langur monkeys, to frighten red-faced macaque monkeys.
Thousands of macaque monkeys roam Delhi's streets, trashing gardens and offices and attacking people for food.
But the animals are considered sacred by Hindus, who often feed them, encouraging them to remain.
Delhi's civic authorities were earlier using real langurs to keep monkeys away from the parliament complex.
But the practice had to be abandoned after protests from animal rights activists and a court order that keeping monkeys in captivity was cruel.
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posted on 08/01/2014 12:57:45 PM PDT
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Would that work on Demonuts ?
posted on 08/01/2014 12:59:15 PM PDT
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So what is it you do for a living again?...lol
“macaque considered sacred by the democrats”
posted on 08/01/2014 1:02:19 PM PDT
( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
posted on 08/01/2014 1:03:57 PM PDT
by Blood of Tyrants
(The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
We need truth monkeys.
The truth is all that scares CongressCritters(tm).
posted on 08/01/2014 1:04:34 PM PDT
(We have to fix things ourselves)
To: Steelfish; Slings and Arrows
Forty Indian men have been hired to impersonate monkeys
posted on 08/01/2014 1:05:47 PM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
To: a fool in paradise
Good work if you can get it.
posted on 08/01/2014 1:08:48 PM PDT
by Slings and Arrows
(You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
A place where both monkeys and cows are sacred and it’s not the DNC?
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