Malaysia -Leaf Monkey

Silver Leaf Monkeys at Kuala Selangor

Many tourists are feeding the vegan monkeys with all kinds of non-leaf snacks like biscuits, bread, prawn crackers, peanuts and more. Will these cause indigestion, tooth decay, diarrhea, constipation, and other ills – nobody knows. Long periods of irresponsible feeding will cause irreparable damage and even behavioral change. Do people really care?