Back in March, Mike Lee's story about baboons invading homes in Cape Town was a favorite on ABC. Now Ian Williams for NBC counters with the monkeys of Delhi. They loll around the city's parks and clamber into its buildings. Recently they broke into the India's Department of Defense and scattered secret documents. The primate infestation had a macabre twist when the city's deputy mayor "plunged to his death while trying to fend off monkeys on his terrace." The monkeys cannot be killed "since Hindus worship the monkey god Hanuman a symbol of strength." So the solution is to pit monkey against monkey: "Rattled middle class neighborhoods have deployed lanky aggressive monkeys called langours to patrol…they are natural enemies of those causing the mayhem."
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