Monkey Buffet Festival: Monkeys in Thailand get their annual feast of fruits and veg - TomoNews

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LOPBURI, THAILAND - The Monkey Buffet Festival is held annually in Lopburi, Thailand and involves giving fruits and vegetables to the 2,000-strong local monkey population.

It’s been described as one of the strangest festivals by various other news agencies.

Locals will dress up as monkeys and parade around as part of the celebration. They believe that monkeys bring good fortune to the visitors and participants of the festival.

The festival is also a large secondary tourist draw to Thailand and brings thousands of tourists to the area every year.


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