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Monkeys are plentiful throughout Sri Lanka. They live in the Jungle but also love to break into houses to steal food and generally cause chaos.

These monkeys live in the parkland around Kataragama Temple. They live well on the pujah offerings and from the picnicking Temple pilgrims.

Monkeys at Jungle Temple waiting  in anticipation around the Rest House for Pilgrims to arrive

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Costumed Hanuman Monkey Dancers & Elephants at Kataragama Maha Perahera Temple Procession