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Day 8 - Baboons, Spider Monkeys and Red Pandas

Another primates section, Baboons + Spider Monkeys and Red Pandas today. Mostly cleaning, feeding and making up enrichment by smothering boiled sweet potato into the cracks of pinecones. 269 more words

Work Experience

Children's Literature and Spider Monkeys

“Caps for Sale” was probably my favorite children’s book growing up.  This book was also responsible for creating a love of monkeys in me.  This past Sunday, I had the pleasurable fun of seeing it come to life at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois.   187 more words

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In the Guatemalan jungle

Our next country was Guatamala, where we were back to Spanish and another new currency. The first stop was inland to Tikal, an ancient large Mayan city that is surrounded by jungle. 1,340 more words

Guatamala

Mexico Sends Lion Cub To Wild Animal Sanctuary In Keenesburg, 1st Of 2 Dozen

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A malnourished lion cub named Leonardo was sent by Mexican officials Tuesday on a flight to an animal sanctuary in Colorado, the first in what is to be a transfer of two dozen big cats and other animals. 202 more words

News

Saying Goodbye Was So Hard To Do

All good things must come to an end and so too did our vacation at Sandos Caracol. On our last day of vacation, we usually wander around, take pictures and relax until it’s time to head for the airport. 599 more words

General

The Xcalacoco Experience

Before I go into detail about our vacation adventures in the Playa del Carmen area of Mexico, I want to give a little background on the place we stayed, the Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort ( 723 more words

General

Photographing Rainforest Monkeys

f5.6 1/125 sec ISO 1600

The Rainforest I have taken you to in the post on Rainforest Birds, also shares its space with monkeys. They have netted enclosures to keep them in, but the space they have is pretty generous for a zoo. 300 more words

Nature