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Unemployed to Sterilize Monkeys in India (Aggressive primates destroying farms, attacking people)
ABC News (USA) ^ | January 3, 2007 | GAVIN RABINOWITZ

Posted on 01/03/2008 2:30:11 PM PST by Stoat

Unemployed to Sterilize Monkeys in India

Indian State Plans to Train Unemployed Youth to Sterilize Monkeys Plaguing Area

FILE ** A monkey drinks from a water tap in the outskirts of Jammu, India, in this file photograph dated Monday, April 30, 2007. A north Indian state said Thursday Jan. 3, 2008, that it planned to use unemployed youths to sterilize monkeys who may then be sent to camps in an effort to combat the aggressive primates who have been raiding farms in the area. The idea drew immediate condemnation from conservationists who said the plan was unscientific and would likely exacerbate the problem of aggressive monkeys that plague many regions of India. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File) 
The Associated Press

A northern Indian state said Thursday it planned to use unemployed youths to sterilize monkeys to try to combat aggressive primates who have been raiding farms. The idea drew immediate condemnation from conservationists, who said the plan was unscientific and would likely worsen the problem.

Indian authorities have struggled in recent years to deal with the tens of thousands of monkeys that live in and around cities. They are drawn to public places such as temples and office buildings, where devout Hindus feed them, believing them to be manifestations of the god Hanuman.

 

In recent months, the deputy mayor of New Delhi was killed when he fell from his balcony during an attack by wild monkeys, and 25 others were injured when a monkey went on a rampage in the city.

The mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh is infested with rhesus macaque monkeys, who have been driven to farms and cities after losing their natural forest habitat.

Prem Kumar Dhumal, the state's chief minister, said Himachal Pradesh would go on a "war footing" to fight the thousands of monkeys who have been turning farms into wastelands and attacking people, according to a statement from his office.

"Affected districts would be identified and local youth involved in the process, who would be provided training in capturing and sterilization by the experts," the statement quoted Dhumal as saying, adding that they would use "laser sterilization."

The capacity of zoos in the area would be expanded to accommodate captured monkeys, and camps may be set up for them in order to protect crops and other farmland from being encroached upon, the statement said.

Conservationists condemned the proposal to let inexperienced youths sterilize monkeys, saying it was cruel and would not solve the problem.

Sujoy Chaudhuri, an ecologist who co-authored a report by prominent primatologists and conservationists that was submitted recently to the federal and state governments, said the plan would make the monkey problem worse.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: india; jobs; monkeys; pests; sterilization; tasteslikechicken
An intriguing public-works project. If successful, perhaps a variation of this plan could be adapted to "certain populations" here in the USA

((((snicker))))

(no, I'm not a Nazi)

1 posted on 01/03/2008 2:30:20 PM PST by Stoat
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To: Slings and Arrows

Youth job training ping


2 posted on 01/03/2008 2:31:37 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat
Conservationists condemned the proposal to let inexperienced youths sterilize monkeys, saying it was cruel and would not solve the problem.

Why do I get the feeling that most "conservationists" would support full scale Planned Parenthood "programs" on poor Indian women, or women in general for that matter?

3 posted on 01/03/2008 2:33:23 PM PST by Lizavetta ( Politicians: When they're speaking, they're lying - when they're not speaking, they're stealing.)
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To: Stoat
The idea drew immediate condemnation from conservationists, who said the plan was unscientific and would likely worsen the problem.

Fine -- just shoot 'em then. Monkey - the other white meat.

4 posted on 01/03/2008 2:34:15 PM PST by Bob
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To: Stoat

SSS, repeat as needed. There monkey problem fixed.


5 posted on 01/03/2008 2:34:50 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Lizavetta
Conservationists condemned the proposal to let inexperienced youths sterilize monkeys, saying it was cruel and would not solve the problem.

Why do I get the feeling that most "conservationists" would support full scale Planned Parenthood "programs" on poor Indian women, or women in general for that matter?

Agreed, and these same folks would join "women's organizations" such as NOW in their deafening silence regarding the breathtaking and unspeakable brutality inflicted upon women in India on so very many levels.

6 posted on 01/03/2008 2:37:38 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat
"Affected districts would be identified and local youth involved in the process, who would be provided training in capturing and sterilization by the experts," the statement quoted Dhumal as saying, adding that they would use "laser sterilization."

News from the future: The Indian countryside is being attacked by rampaging monkeys armed with lasers. Men who have to go outside are advised to wear their titanium underwear protect themselves.

7 posted on 01/03/2008 2:39:47 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Government is the hired help - not the boss. When politicians forget that they must be fired.)
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To: Bob

Yeah, but most monkeys are peaceful. It’s only some radical, extremist monkeys we have to watch out for...Oh, wait - I thought it said “muzzies”.


8 posted on 01/03/2008 2:41:20 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Stoat

Where do I sign up? ((evil grin & twinkle of eyes))


9 posted on 01/03/2008 2:42:17 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Bob

“Fine — just shoot ‘em then. Monkey - the other white meat.”

This begs the question of what kind of wine goes with monkey. Someone get Rachel Ray on the line! Or maybe there could be a throw down with Bobby Flay! Can’t help myself...Iron Chef, Monkey Battle!


10 posted on 01/03/2008 2:46:28 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Stoat

Beware the wrath of the monkey god!


11 posted on 01/03/2008 2:46:56 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Stoat
(no, I'm not a Nazi) - I heard a reporter this morning on NPR talking about the Nationalist policy when discussing the Federal policy re EPA and the Calif emissions fight.
12 posted on 01/03/2008 2:55:06 PM PST by SF Republican
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To: Stoat

Guess it amounts to a Lorena Bobbitt wannabe audition.


13 posted on 01/03/2008 2:59:53 PM PST by rod1
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To: Stoat

You gotta have a lot of balls to try to sterilize a monkey.


14 posted on 01/03/2008 3:00:46 PM PST by ovrtaxt (Hunter is ignored by the MSM for a reason.)
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To: SF Republican
I heard a reporter this morning on NPR talking about the Nationalist policy when discussing the Federal policy re EPA and the Calif emissions fight.

I always find it so dismaying that Socialists constantly invoke Nazi references and imagery when attempting to denigrate and impugn Republican policy, particularly since Nazism was far more a manifestation of the Left than the Right.  In doing so, they only serve to voice their desire to minimize the evils of true Nazism.

15 posted on 01/03/2008 3:08:38 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: oneamericanvoice

Make sure you get the ones that haven’t met the unemployed youths, so you can have that local favorite, monkey balls.


16 posted on 01/03/2008 3:16:20 PM PST by Hoffer Rand
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To: Stoat

Boiling them for 15 minutes should make them sterile enough.


17 posted on 01/03/2008 3:20:03 PM PST by SmithL (Fred!)
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To: Stoat

I’ve often contemplated about how having “Monkey Gelder” on my CV would be a career enhancement.


18 posted on 01/03/2008 3:21:06 PM PST by LexBaird (Behold, thou hast drinken of the Aide of Kool, and are lost unto Men.)
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To: Hoffer Rand

Thanks for the tips! But I have a question, are monkey balls like bourbon balls....


19 posted on 01/03/2008 3:24:35 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Stoat
Image hosted by Photobucket.com wouldn't it be easier and cheaper just to shoot a few thousand here and there???
20 posted on 01/03/2008 3:40:40 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: Stoat

I have a feeling this is a trick program actually aimed at reducing the number of unemployed.

If you have ever been close to an enraged monkey you might get an idea why. I can think of a lot of things I would rather be doing than slicing off monkey balls. I imagine they would object, strenuously!!!


21 posted on 01/03/2008 3:41:42 PM PST by Ronin (Bushed out!!! Another tragic victim of BDS.)
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To: Stoat

Where’s a hungry cobra or Russell’s viper when you need them?


22 posted on 01/03/2008 3:43:37 PM PST by RedCobra
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To: Stoat

How about they have an open season on the little SOB’s?


23 posted on 01/03/2008 3:46:58 PM PST by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: Stoat

Spaying and neutering? That’s strong. Couldn’t you just teach the yoots to spank them instead?


24 posted on 01/03/2008 3:48:04 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich!)
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To: Stoat

There is NO excuse for having monkey trouble. When life serves you lemons...open a chain of McMonkeys.


25 posted on 01/03/2008 3:50:10 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( "Do well, but remember to do good.")
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To: Chode
Image hosted by Photobucket.com wouldn't it be easier and cheaper just to shoot a few thousand here and there???

My guess is that they would prefer to have thousands of illiterate, destitute 'youts' roaming the countryside with laser scalpels rather than guns, and they may also not quite know what to do with a hundred million tons of rotting monkey meat and a new 'holy war' being waged against the Government because they are killing the reincarnation of Hanuman......

26 posted on 01/03/2008 3:51:42 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat

Since the monkeys are “aggressive and combative”, I don’t think they’re going to take well to involuntary sterilization.

I’m glad I’m not an unemployed youth in India.


27 posted on 01/03/2008 3:54:00 PM PST by Nachoman (My guns and my ammo, they comfort me.)
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To: oneamericanvoice

After Pearl Harbor, besieged American soldiers on the Bataan Peninsula were forced to eat monkey meat to survive. Mess sergeants’ ingenuity was tested to the utmost.

One survivor observed, “It wasn’t that bad, unless your serving included the hands in your messkit.”

Anyway, there’s a variety of meats these Hindus need to stop worshipping and start eating, IMHO.

;^)


28 posted on 01/03/2008 3:58:36 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: Stoat

I saw a clip on TV about families that have food stolen out of windows and monkeys coming in windows at night to attack kids. I think if we can exterminate rodents, small monkey’s that attack my kids would fall into that catagory.


29 posted on 01/03/2008 4:00:15 PM PST by Southerngl
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To: RichInOC

‘teach the yoots to spank them [monkeys] instead?’

Tain’t funny, McGee.

;^)


30 posted on 01/03/2008 4:01:17 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: Southerngl
I saw a clip on TV about families that have food stolen out of windows and monkeys coming in windows at night to attack kids. I think if we can exterminate rodents, small monkey’s that attack my kids would fall into that catagory.

Agreed.  I believe that political expediency is rearing it's head in this matter.

31 posted on 01/03/2008 4:03:59 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat

Wow... You think that the monkeys are pissed off now, just wait until word gets out about what’s happening to them!

Mark


32 posted on 01/03/2008 4:07:09 PM PST by MarkL
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To: ovrtaxt

“You gotta have a lot of balls to try to sterilize a monkey.”

For transplant, unless you get a really good shark suit.


33 posted on 01/03/2008 4:08:35 PM PST by A Strict Constructionist (We have become an oligarchy not a Republic.)
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To: Stoat
So the idle yoot

will undergo tutoring

to become adept at primate neutering.

What a hoot!

34 posted on 01/03/2008 5:07:07 PM PST by pa_dweller (South of the border - a phrase fast losing its meaning)
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To: elcid1970
"...there’s a variety of meats these Hindus need to stop worshipping and start eating..."

Wow, I think you hit upon a solution to a small facet of their backwardness and lack of social and cultural progress. Well Done sir!

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35 posted on 01/03/2008 5:42:00 PM PST by -=SoylentSquirrel=- (I'm really made of people!)
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To: -=SoylentSquirrel=-

Here in America the only time you see cattle down on all fours is when they’re in the middle of a thunderstorm.

All that prime Brahma beefsteak going to waste! No wonder Indians are so gaunt and skinny.

Hey wait a second, I was deployed to Uzbekistan 2003-04 in Central Asia. Slaughtered beef for sale everywhere in the villages and the Uzbeks are a lean people (beautiful slender Uzbek women abound, look them up on youtube!).

Oh, and cities in Uzbekistan are much cleaner than those in India.


36 posted on 01/03/2008 7:19:43 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: oneamericanvoice
This begs the question of what kind of wine goes with monkey.

There’s got to be a Cajun or Creole recipe for monkey.

37 posted on 01/03/2008 7:24:51 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: ovrtaxt

I just have this image of a skinny Indian guy chasing a crazed homicidal monkey with a butterfly net.


38 posted on 01/03/2008 7:26:12 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Chuin, Master of Sinanju (emeritus))
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To: Stoat; MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside; Rb ver. 2.0; lesser_satan; Taffini; jdm; countess; ...

Mr. Kramer, he is an innocent primate.


39 posted on 01/04/2008 12:57:19 PM PST by Gamecock (Aaron had what every mega-church pastor craves: a huge crowd that gave freely and lively worship.)
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To: Grizzled Bear
There’s got to be a Cajun or Creole recipe for monkey. Not unless there are monkeys running loose in the swamps in the south. Although a good rue is the key. Humm. Monkey jambalaya.... I was thinking more Asian like Sweet and Sour Monkey, Kung Pao Monkey, or Monkey Fried Rice. Doesn't it just make your mouth water?
40 posted on 01/06/2008 7:00:54 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Stoat

"Just try it, Buddy!"

41 posted on 01/06/2008 7:04:15 PM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: Lockbar

ROTFLMAO!!!! :-)


42 posted on 01/06/2008 7:05:15 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: elcid1970

If the Hindus started eating the monkeys, perhaps the monkeys would stop being so brazen and stick to attacking each other in the jungle.


43 posted on 01/06/2008 7:10:16 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Stoat
Unemployed to Sterilize Monkeys in India

Wow! This kind of diminishes the impact of a US headline like: Unemployed to Harvest Produce in California

-PJ

44 posted on 01/06/2008 7:13:21 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: Political Junkie Too
If they choose to circumcise the monkeys while sterilizing them they can keep the tips!
45 posted on 01/06/2008 7:51:29 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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