Watch Monkeys Snatch Tourists’ Valuables As Ransom For Food

Sunglasses, hats and smartphones (at least one with a camera) are travel must-haves for any human taking a sunny vacation.

But for monkeys in Bali,these objects are merely things to steal in order to trade up for food. In this clip from the BBC program “World’s Sneakiest Animals,” host Chris Packham captures the quick thievery of several plotting monkeys who swipe tourists’ belongings in exchange for food. Packham willingly dangles his iPhone, knowing that at least one monkey won’t be able to resists its glimmer.


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