Remember Uncle Fatty, the obese monkey who was sent to a weight loss boot camp?
Well, after putting in loads of hard work and sticking to an intensive diet and exercise regimen, Uncle is finally going to be released into the wild.
Chubby - Macaque - Bang - Khun - Thian
The chubby macaque used to lounge around the beach-side Bang Khun Thian district in Bangkok, where visitors would constantly give him fattening food.
Thai conservation officials got involved after photos of his humongous protruding belly were shared on social media.
Tourists - Resort - Food
They tracked him down and found him hanging out with tourists in the resort, gorging on unhealthy food he was being given.
At the time he weighed a hefty 27kg – while a normal macaque should only weigh around eight to 10...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Metro
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