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Deep in the tropical forests of Sri Lanka lies a hidden jewel called Monkey Island. In the verdant jungle lives troops of toque macaques, purple-faced leaf monkeys, and tufted grey langurs -- all of these call the crumbling ruins of ancient temples their home. The abundance of fruit provides feasts galore for the foragers -- but even in this seeming paradise, danger lurks. These monkeys deal with unpredictability -- from weather to raising their young in a place where danger lurks around every tree.

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Three species are forced to adapt and take risks amidst a drought in the temples of Sri Lanka.
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An ancient citadel, once belonging to kings of Sri Lanka, is reclaimed.
aired 61 days ago
When a deadly drought hits Monkey Island, one macaque mother must battle the odds to find food for her son in the crucial first few weeks of his life.

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