Travelers Helped Fatten Him Up; Now Thai Monkey Is On A Eating Regimen : The Two-Manner : Npr

But the hope is that without all the bad influences, Uncle Fat will soon be returning to fighting weight.
Enlarge this image toggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP Sakchai Lalit/APOfficials hope to release him within the next few months.
Dubbed “Uncle Fat” by social media followers who began circulating photos of him last month, it was tourists, apparently finding his folds irresistible, who plied him with sweets.
But whether Uncle Fat can keep off the weight once he gets back to the wild and back to temptation is another story.
Tourists Helped Fatten Him Up; Now Thai Monkey Is On A DietEnlarge this image toggle caption Sakchai Lalit/AP Sakchai Lalit/APWhether he likes it or not, a morbidly obese wild monkey in Thailand is now swapping an anything-goes diet of junk food and soda for a strict regimen of fruits, vegetables and lean proteins.

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