Monkeys Starving During Covid-19 Fight Over Food

Published April 8, 2020

Rumble / Wild WildlifeThis is the astonishing moment hundreds of wild monkeys starving because of the coronavirus scramble for a single piece of food. The primates are normally well fed by tourists in the city of Lopburi, central Thailand, but visitors have plummeted because of the virus sweeping the world. So when one of the primates had a juicy banana, the entire pack that roam around the streets surrounded the creature this morning (March 11) and tried to snatch it. Footage shows how hundreds of monkeys began tussling for the snack. When one of the animals fled with it, the creatures chased it up a grass bank. Even locals who are used to seeing the creatures were shocked by their ferocity.