Thai authorities find monkeys tied up in bags at abandoned house (VIDEO)

Almost 100 monkeys were found tied up in small bags at an abandoned house in Thailand on Thursday, local media reported.

After hearing the monkeys crying for help, people in the area went to see what was happening, Wirom Wanalee, a resident from the central province of Saraburi, told local broadcaster Nation TV.

Residents found the monkeys in small blue bags. They cut the bags open en released most of the monkeys before reporting the incident to the police.

Authorities rushed to the house and found 29 live monkeys. One was found dead on the street next to the house.

The monkeys were victims of wildlife traffickers, local police said. The rescued monkeys were taken to the Wildlife Quarantine Center.

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