04 December 2020, 9:01 pm. Updated 1 second ago1 minute
While on tour in central Thailand, British musician Paul Barton was mobbed by unruly audiences who tugged his hair, stole his music and climbed all over his piano. In a quirky video, Reuters reports how Barton was a rock star to hundreds of hungry wild monkeys that he hoped his music could calm, at a time when Thailand’s coronavirus-induced tourism hiatus meant there were fewer visitors to feed them, and less funds allocated for their welfare.
Topics of Interest: Human Interest
Type: Reuters Best
Win Types: Overall Coverage
Story Types: Human Interest / Feature
Media Types: Video
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story