Coimbatore

Baby monkey found crying over dead mother at Erode

The adult monkey was knocked down by an unidentified vehicle while crossing the road at the foothills of Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple

In a heartbreaking incident, a baby monkey was found crying over the body of its dead mother that was hit by an unidentified vehicle at Chennimalai here on Tuesday.

The adult monkey was knocked down by an unidentified vehicle while crossing the road at the foothills of Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple. The baby monkey that was also about to cross the road escaped unhurt and found its mother hit and lying in pool of blood. Onlookers gathered at the spot and offered water to the injured monkey.

However, it died. The baby monkey was found weeping over the body of the dead mother and refused to move.

Forest personnel were informed who took the carcass and let off the baby monkey in the forest area. Onlookers said that the inconsolable baby monkey screamed and also hugged its dead mother.

Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jul 5, 2020 8:40:36 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/baby-monkey-cries-over-dead-mother/article29966174.ece

Next Story