Tourists flock to the city’s ancient temple to feed the macaques fresh fruit and photograph them as they maraud the streets.

However, after growing complaints from residents, wildlife officials announced a plan to round up 2,500 of the urban monkeys and place them in large enclosures.

Author: Jon Algie;

Some people have fed the monkeys for generations and feel they are a part of the city's identity. Others say the macaque population has grown too big and is endangering people's health.