Hungry monkeys raid homes on Bali in Indonesia
Sep. 06, 2021
Q: Deprived of the food usually provided by the tourists who have been kept away by the coronavirus, hungry macaque monkeys are raiding villagers’ homes on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Where is the Southeast Asian island nation of Indonesia?
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Q: The raiding macaques are coming from the nearby Sangeh Monkey Forest sanctuary, which relies on tourism. Indonesia banned all foreign visitors to Bali this year because of the pandemic. Bali attracts most of its foreign tourists from what large nation south of Indonesia?
Q: Macaques and humans have lived in proximity since prehistoric times and are frequently found at religious sites throughout Southeast Asia, including one in the Monkey Forest. What is the majority religion on Bali?
Q: Bali was one of the last islands of what is now Indonesia to be conquered and colonized by which European nation?
Q: Tourism has made Bali one of the wealthiest regions in Indonesia. Before the pandemic, what caused the biggest problem for tourism on the island?
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