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What's Funny About The Business Of Monkeys Picking Coconuts?

NPR - By Eliza Barclay

If you've consumed coconut oil or coconut meat lately, there's a reasonable chance it was imported from Thailand. And if it was, there's an even better chance the farmer who grew that coconut had a monkey fetch it from a tall tree. Thailand has been raising and training pigtailed macaques to pick …

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