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Had a close encounter of the animal kind?

Last updated 16:30 21/08/2014
Animals
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WATCH OUT: Wild monkeys snatch a tourist's bag in a Hong Kong park.

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It seems monkeys are causing mayhem for travellers overseas. 

From bites resulting in expensive medical bills to damaged phones and stolen valuables, according to insurers quick-witted monkeys are the main cause of tourists' animal issues.

So what animal adventures have you had on the road? Have you been victim of a monkey mauling? Chased by angry wildlife or reacted badly to a bite or sting?

Maybe it's a chance encounter with an elusive creature in its natural habitat that sticks in your mind... 

Whatever it is, good or bad, share your memorable animal encounters - and pictures if you have them - by clicking the big green button. 


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