Fruit vendors feed monkeys in Madurai amid lockdown

Madurai (Tamil Nadu), June 11 (ANI): Lockdown has been hard not only for humans but also for the animals. In Madurai, about 1,000 monkeys are suffering without food. With temple closed for over a month due to lockdown, about 1,000 monkeys who are dependent on the temple for their foods are starving. Looking at their situation, 10 fruit vendors came up with the initiative to feed them. They collect fruits and vegetables and feed those stranded monkeys. They usually get fed by devotees, vendors and tourists in the region. Many individuals and communities have been looking after the animals in their localities during lockdown.