Performing monkeys have been part of Indonesian street life for generations, providing character to street corners and a livelihood to the monkey masters.
But the circus featuring masked monkeys which brings joy to children hides a cruel training regime for the animals.
And the long-held tradition is not likely to change, as Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.
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