Monkeys in Wadi Yalool Heights [Archives:2000/17/Local News]

April 24 2000

Residents of Wadi Yalool, 97km to the East of Taiz, at Al-Birk, Al-Makha District reported recently about the spread of large groups of monkeys damaging their crops and water wells. An atmosphere of panic has spread among the residents who are unable to drive these away monkeys as they hide in high mountains, reports say.