Monkey Forest Park in Ubud, Bali has a mission: conserve the area, based on the concept of Tri Hita Karana. Tri Hita Karana is a philosophy of Hinduism. “Tri” means three, “Hita” means happiness, and “Karana” means the manner or cause. Tri Hita Karana means “Three ways to reach spiritual and physical well-being.”
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is an international tourist destination where peace and harmony has been created for the visitors. It’s also an important part of the economic and spiritual life of the local community, Padangtegal.
The are about about 115 different species of trees on the 27-acre sanctuary. Researchers from around the world are encouraged to come and study the social interactions of monkeys.
Anne Young captured an amazing moment while in Monkey Forest Park in Bali. This monkey adopted a certain someone as her very own…a tiny kitten!
She carries the cat as if it were a baby!
She protects her baby from the other monkeys!
They are inseparable!
The researchers at the sanctuary got a rare glimpse into the behavior of this monkey!
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