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Orange Howler Monkey  

Orange Howler Monkey

Sende Verde.

June 22nd 2014
It all started when a lorry driver brought them a monkey he'd run over. The owners of Sende Verde agreed to keep it, and now they have over four hundred animals, some rescued from illegal trafficking, some abandoned pets - all rescued from lives of misery. Visitors can see black spider, orange howler and capuchin monkeys at close quarters. Dangling from thin branches, bodies elongated, swinging h ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Coroico

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
26th June 2014

Incredible photos!
Insightful analysis of the animal refuge. I guess if the animals can't be reintroduced to the wild, it doesn't hurt so much that they are being handled. However, good thing that they discourage visitors from touching the animals since it seems they don't have the safety issue in hand. And it did make for some amazing photos!

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