The annual Monkey Buffet Festival at a temple in Thailand

1. Monkeys eat fruit during the annual Monkey Buffet Festival in front of the Pra Prang Sam Yot temple in Lopburi province, Thailand

2. More than 4,000 kilograms of fruit are used during the annual festival

3. The buffet is the city’s way of thanking the monkeys for drawing tourists to the town.

4. A monkey licks a block of ice with bananas and fruit juice encased in it

5. A monkey chooses a banana from the all-you-can-eat buffet


7. A young monkey scratches himself as he eats a piece of watermelon


9. A monkey eats as it sits on a monkey sculpture

10. A boy wearing a monkey mask sits with monkeys on the steps of the Pra Prang Sam Yot temple