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January 21st, 2015

Costa Rica Photo Roundup Part 2

Posted By Ian Plant
Golden-mantled-howler-monkey-and-baby-2,-Osa-Peninsula,-Costa-Rica
(© Ian Plant) The Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is truly a remarkable place, full of lush growth and life. In fact, it seems at times as if the forest is pulsating with life, with a constant background buzz of monkeys and birds chattering, and the gentle thump-thump of armies of leafcutter ants marching single file … 
June 28th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Hanuma langur and her young’ by Stefano Unterthiner – Thar Desert, India

Posted By David Alexander Willis
A young Hanuman langur playing with his mother on a cliff in the Thar Desert of India
A mother of Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus entellus) and her young are looking at my camera. I worked several weeks on that species during my assignment for National Geographic Magazine. Hanuman langur is the only primate, apart from human, that thrive in the harsh habitat of the Thar Desert of India, where temperatures can reach 50°C … 
October 15th, 2010

Vanishing Primates

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Peruvian Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey (Oreonax flauvicada) PERU
This is a picture of one of the rarest primates in the world : the Peruvian Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey. No one knows how many are left, but from what I saw this past week, their days may be numbered. I spent 6 days in the rugged foothills of the Andes, in patches of forest between …