Cool Jobs Outside Of The 9-To-5 Grind You Probably Didn’t Think Exist

25. Monkey Man: Unknown Salary

Back in 2014, the Indian government hired 40 men to pose as menacing monkeys to scare off the hundreds of smaller real monkeys who were terrorizing members of parliament and other government workers. The job is simple: dress up as a large langur monkey and run around scaring the smaller macaque monkeys, according to The Telegraph.

India Monkey man


Why? The macaques were wreaking havoc over the lawns of India Gate, chewing through Internet and telephone cables, stealing food and even swinging through parliament windows. Something had to be done about the little rascals. Though it’s unclear what the Indian government was paying, that is one exciting job. Sign us up.

Sources: The Independent, The Telegraph, Business Insider


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