Brass Monkey – those chunky Monkeys!

Besides my mod to a classic Beastie Boys lyric, this post’s title also applies to this portly primate,

The shot is from the following story,
“Pictured: The chunky monkeys who have been put on a diet after being overfed by tourists”

Apparently the weight gain is due to the overzealous generosity of tourists.

One of the comments left by a reader merits mention,

Their weight gain has nothing at all to do with their eating habits!—–they have a “faulty” gene!

The excuse works for some humans why shouldn’t it work with macaques?