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cutest monkey smile!  

cutest monkey smile!

Monkey Grooming in Ubud

September 16th 2011
I was tempted to call this "Monkey Business" but figured that had been overused by now in relation to Ubud's Monkey Forest. Prior to living in SE Asia, I thought that monkeys were the cutest little animals despite all anecdotes to the contrary. They throw poop at people? Noooo. They have vicious claws and hiss if they feel threatened? Noooo. So, when a little fellow that I had been photographi ... read more
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4th August 2016

Tender or terrors?
Those babes with their little mohawks are so cute, and how funny and adorable when one climbed up to groom you. But yikes, those tales of terror were scary--glad you escaped unscathed.
5th August 2016

Thanks Tara -- agreed! They're awfully cute -- especially those mischievous expressions -- but I'll be a bit more wary next time before I let one climb on me.

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