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Violent monkey captured in Danang following attacks on tourists

A pig-tailed macaque.
A pig-tailed macaque. Image by Rohit Varma / CC BY-SA 2.0

A monkey accused of violently attacking a number of tourists on a mountain in Danang has been captured after forest rangers gave chase for five days. The 10kg pig-tailed macaque, one of only a few in the area, had reportedly inflicted injuries that led to hospitalisation for some tourists. The monkey has been removed and released into another forest away from the tourist mountain area. Read more: thanhniennews.com