February 1, 2023

For generations, the people of Boabeng and Fiema have believed that the local monkeys are sacred and have prohibited harm to them.

The two adjacent communities have created a forest sanctuary to protect the black silky colobus and brown mona monkeys, both of which are an enchanting sight.

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A visit to the Monkey Sanctuary by Realest Blogger at Fiema established in the 1970s, 22 km north of Nkoranza, makes a great day out. The monkeys have access to all parts of the village and local people plant fruit trees for them.

Speaking to Solomon, the tour guide at Buabeng Fiema monkey sanctuary, he revealed that when a monkey dies, it is buried in a coffin and special funeral rites are performed.

He also mentioned that the forest is a home for about 700 monkeys and monkeys and human beings live together.

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The inhabitants of the village always leave food outside their homes for the animals. The monkeys see human beings as their own

The monkeys in the sanctuary are protected by the traditional laws in the area. The sanctuary serves as a national tourist site and is accessible by road.

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