A cheeky monkey has been filmed putting his hand down a woman’s top as she poses for a video in a forest in Bali as her ‘jealous’ husband looks on.
The tiny monkey was at the Sacred Monkey Forest when it ran up to the woman as she sat cross-legged on the ground.
Despite the woman not having any fruit to entice the monkey, it was clearly very friendly and took no time climbing up on her shoulder.
Watch the moment unfold here:
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Yet within a matter of seconds, the monkey pokes its hands into her top.
Her husband, who’s behind the camera filming the monkey, is heard saying:
Hey! Hey! That’s my wife!
They love you.
After the encounter, the woman went online to write about her encounter:
Most people had bananas or other pieces of fruit to encourage the monkeys to come to them but I didn’t have anything to lure them.
They were simply attracted to me naturally.
The monkey groped my breast and tried to breastfeed after sitting on my shoulder and playing with my hair. It was hilarious.
This week, it was revealed a team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Science had cloned a monkey.
The monkeys, which are two identical long-tailed macaques called Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, were born eight and six weeks ago at a Chinese laboratory.
They have the exact same genetic DNA and are identical in every way.
Other primates before them have been cloned but these are the first to be made by using the single cell nuclear transfer technique.
This technique sees a cell nucleus – with its DNA – being transferred to a donated egg cell which then forms an embryo.
Previous clones have been made by splitting embryos which mirror what happens when twins are born and always produces four offspring.
79 attempts were made before the team found success with these two monkeys.
Scientist Qiang Sun, Director of the Nonhuman Primate Research Facility at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience, led the team producing the research, which was published in the journal Cell.
You can produce cloned monkeys with the same genetic background except the gene you manipulated
This will generate real models not just for genetically based brain diseases, but also cancer, immune or metabolic disorders and allow us to test the efficacy of the drugs for these conditions before clinical use.
We tried several different methods, but only one worked. There was much failure before we found a way to successfully clone a monkey.
Surely just leave nature to be nature, am I right?