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A Troop of Toque Macaques Find a Fruit Stash for Breakfast

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A Troop of Toque Macaques Find a Fruit Stash for Breakfast

Short | 02:24

An alpha male has led his troop of over 40 toque macaques to a treasure trove of ripe jack fruit. Some of which can weigh up to 80 pounds.

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A deadly drought has hit Monkey Island, causing hardship for a troop of toque macaques. For Anna, a low-ranking member of the troop with a newborn baby in tow, the harsh conditions jeopardize her ability to feed herself and provide nourishment for her son. As kidnappers threaten to break the familial bond, can this dedicated mother beat the odds and keep her son healthy through the challenging first weeks of his life?

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