Rat-eating monkeys can be a 'natural pest control' for oil palm plantations, study finds

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  • Friday, 25 Oct 2019

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Rat-eating macaques can be an alternative as a natural pest control for oil palm plantations to replace pesticides which could be harmful to the ecosystem in Malaysia.

This latest discovery is made by a group of researchers from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), led by Dr Nadine Rupert and Dr Shahrul Anuar Mohd Sah, through the "Macaca Nemestrina" project.

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