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Chinese Village's Tourism Plan Turns Into Monkey Trouble

A village in China has a monkey on its back—or, to be precise, 600 monkeys. In a scheme to attract tourists, residents of Xianfeng in the country's Sichuan province lured about 70 macaque apes from the mountains in 2003. The idea was to entertain visitors as at Mount Emei, another tourist destination famous for its primates. But in 2014 the Xianfeng project's main funder died and the attraction closed. The monkeys stuck around, however, and their population swelled to 600. Now they're terrorizing the village, eating crops, having noisy fights with one another, and even breaking into homes. 

Sounds bananas.