A farmer in India painted his pet dog to resemble a tiger – but he’s doing it for more than just the Instagram likes.

The dog, Bulbul, is disguised like a tiger to scare off wild monkeys who threaten farmer Srikanth Gowda’s crop of coffee plants.

Gowda says the monkeys run away the second they get a glimpse of Bulbul’s stripes, which were painted on with hair dye.  Now other farmers in the village are reportedly doing the same thing with their dogs.

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