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Monkeys part of security measures at Commonwealth Games

The langurs are expected to keep other simians in check

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Monkeys are now part of the security measures at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Langurs, a common type on monkey in south Asia, are large and fierce, and are often used in India to keep other monkeys in check in public places. Beginning on Wednesday, about 10 of these animals will be on duty outside several venues, and that number will increase in the days leading up to Sunday’s opening ceremony. “The additional langurs will take care of the games venues and other important areas,” the council told the Press Trust of India news agency.

Washington Post

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