Some residents of Clementi and Punggol learning to coexist with monkeys

Monkeys seen at Block 118 Clementi Street 13 (left) and Block 656C Punggol East. PHOTOS: SINGAPORE ROAD ACCIDENT/FACEBOOK, STEVEN CHEE
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SINGAPORE - Residents of two monkey hot spots in Clementi and Punggol East are dealing with their new "neighbours" with a mix of irritation and resignation.

Some residents The Straits Times spoke to say the authorities should do more to control the population of long-tailed macaques, which were recently caught on video scampering up Housing Board blocks and into some units in the two neighbourhoods.

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