A video has emerged showing a baby monkey apparently mourning the death of its mother after a car crash in southern India.
The adult monkey was reportedly struck by a car on a main road near the village of Elanthur.
Footage shows the baby animal clutching its mother’s head as locals look on, having placed rocks around the pair to guide traffic.
Villagers carried the dead monkey to be buried, the Times of India reported. One villager said: “The baby monkey jumped from one tree to another tree and followed us when we carried the carcass.”
Another told the paper: “Losing a loved