paseo de los monos (monkey trail) / ecuador

White-bellied Spider Monkey - Ateles belzebuth  Poeppig‘s Woolly Monkey - Lagothrix lagothricha poeppigii Marañón White-fronted Capuchin - Cebus yuracus thanks lea for this most interesting tour

Born in captivity – lucky guys!

confiscated monkeys from illegal keeping or also injured animals are handed over by the ecuadorian authorities to the “paseo de los monos” (monkey trail) and nursed there. The sad thing is that the animals are threatened in the wild by poachers and that safe refuges are becoming increasingly rare. More information available here: www.facebook.com/paseodelosmonos / www.losmonos.org

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