The Curse of the Monkey

I spotted this monkey at Varanasi train station in India. As you can see, he has enormous testicles. You may initially think that he's the envy of all the other male monkeys (and male humans) and the desire of all the female monkeys (only), but cast a thought to the inconvenience of such an endowment.

Consider how it must feel to have your scrotum scrape against the ground every time you go for a walk. Ouch!! I imagine this is probably why monkeys swing through trees instead.

It took me a long time to decide whether this monkey was simply showing off, but after seeing the red, hot colour of his inflamed package, I concluded that it simply must be a position of comfort.

Though, every time I look at his proud face, I am not so sure.

What do you think? Is he showing off or is he just giving 'them' a rest?

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