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Try not to obsess over this monkey named ‘Uncle Fat’

By Sam Speedy

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Uncle Fat sits on a throne of half-eaten corn cobs, crumpled juice boxes, and the remains of fruits eaten long ago. He is the king of his junk food domain, and we bow down before himUncle Fat forever.

OK, for context, “Uncle Fat” is the affectionate nickname locals have given this overweight Thai monkey. Less an insult, more a status symbol.

Monkey, nicknamed Uncle Fatty ( “Fat Uncle”), who lives not far from Bangkok market, will be planted on a rigid dietpic.twitter.com/twvwCefBKc

— rajiv (@rajbindas86) …

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