Monkeys invade kayaker's boat in Thailand

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Monkeys Invade Kayaker's Boat in Thailand


Talk about rocking the boat! While kayaking through a mangrove forest in Thailand, YouTube user smann251 was ambushed by several monkeys who tried to grab treats from his bag. But don't feel too bad for him -- he totally asked for it. Keep your eyes peel at 0:07 and you'll see the first monkey take a flying leap toward his boat.

On his YouTube page, he explained the back story. (Oh, and a quick note: We bleeped the curses out of the video above, but there are quite a few in the original.)

Smann251 writes:

"As I was kayaking through the mangrove forest in Kho Lonta Thailand, I noticed a monkey chillen (sic) at the base of one of the trees. I decided to test out the "monkeys hate water" theory so I threw a piece of pineapple into the water. To my surprise, the monkey immediately jumped in and grabbed it. As I got closer to the mangroves, I noticed a lot of movement in the trees. I wanted to see some more flying monkeys so I decided to take out some more fruit. As I grabbed the bag of fruit, two monkeys jumped on top of me and I chucked the bag. The next thing you know, I have the whole monkey clan aboard my boat. They stole all of my fruit and left me with a few stools to remember them by. Those evil little creatures."

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He told Jukin Media that he is currently "a medical student in the United States." After taking his exams, he "decided to take a break from the western world grind and take a trip to SE Asia on my own for 40 days. I backpacked Thailand, Cambodia and Laos."

The clip was shot back in June, but is just now starting to go viral.

What a wild ride!

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