Specially created latch designed to stop them from raiding household rubbish

(From left) Hendra, Dr Sharmini and Ummu Salamah demonstrating how the monkey-proof latch works on a rubbish bin. - Photos: SAM THAM/The Star

A new monkey-proof latch for rubbish bins has been created by a group of animal experts to reduce human-monkey conflict in Bukit Gasing, Petaling Jaya.

The pilot project will see bins of 70 houses in the vicinity attached with the monkey- proof latch.

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