Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Herding The Monkeys

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter examines how parks manage monkey movements on a day-to-day basis. The park is not the only feeding ground because the troop continues to forage, to some extent, in the forest beyond it. Without a monopoly on the food supply, park control over troop movements is limited. The alternative food supply available in the forest has the potential to divert monkeys away from the park, especially at those times of year when natural forage is most abundant and appealing. For the monkey parks, as commercial visitor attractions that aim to be open to visitors on a year-round basis, this poses a potentially serious problem. Park staff employ various tactics to tackle this problem and are broadly successful in minimizing the problem of monkey absence at times of visitor presence. The chapter describes the challenge of 'herding' open-range monkeys for touristic display.

Keywords: herding; monkeys

10.1163/ej.9789004187931.i-629.35
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004187931.i-629.35
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Herding Monkeys to Paradise — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation