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India's Monkeys Strike Back

The problem of habitat encroachment was made painfully clear Sunday when the deputy mayor of Delhi, India, was killed when he fell from his balcony as he was being attacked by wild monkeys. The Indian capital has long suffered an abundance of deviant macaques, partly because of the city’s expansion into natural territory.


BBC:

The deputy mayor of the Indian capital Delhi died on Sunday after being attacked by a horde of wild monkeys.

SS Bajwa suffered serious head injuries when he fell from the first-floor terrace of his home on Saturday morning trying to fight off the monkeys.

The city has long struggled to counter its plague of monkeys, which invade government complexes and temples, snatch food and scare passers-by.

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