Translocation of urban rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) of Mubarak Mandi Jammu to forest areas of Nagrot

There are over 0.3 million rhesus monkeys in Northern India. Approximately 48.5% of these are living in human habitation areas. The inordinate growth in populations of such monkeys in recent years has led to an unhealthy competition for space and food between man and monkey.