Monkeys were captured and taken to "distant locations" before Donald Trump touched down in India on an official visit.
Worried officials thought the bold primates could majorly disrupt the visit, having become known for their sometimes aggressive behaviour.
There have been a number of high-profile incidents in different parts of India recently, including out-of-control monkeys killing people and raiding homes in search of food.
One NGO and the state forest department were ordered to make sure no birds and monkeys got anywhere near the President's plane Air Force One when it landed on the runway at Ahmedabad airport.
Raag Patel, from the Nature Conservation Foundation, revealed dozens of monkeys were captured and then taken to a 'distant location" where they were released.
“In the past 10 days, we have caught 45-odd monkeys. They come in search of food," he added.
The local Cattle and Dog Nuisance Control Department (CDNCD) also stepped in to try and remove any stray dogs and cows that could potentially wander into the road in the journey from the airport to Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera.
Trump then went to visit the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra – the second stop in the 36-hour tour.
It is thought that the mass animal round-up was done to avoid a repeat of the 2015 incident where the then-US secretary of state John Kerry's motorcade hit a stray dog.
Some shocking incidents involving monkeys in India recently include an entire village evacuating after hundreds of marauding primates assaulted people and broke into homes.
In another horrifying case, a baby was killed.
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It was previously reported that a special squad of monkey police armed with catapults will form a ring of steel around Trump when he is in the country, especially at the Taj Mahal.
The picturesque 17th-century mausoleum is home to some 600 rhesus macaques who are notorious for terrorising visiting tourists.
The fearless monkeys will grab any food they see and have scratched and bitten visitors in an attempt to get snacks.
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