Today, I noticed a sole howler monkey on the roof of the tool shed of the Jaguar Rescue Center (JRC). It was just sitting there, looking over the edge and making soft noises that I cannot describe. Besides that it had distanced itself from its group , the big bump on its cheek was quite … More The monkey that checked itself in
In this time of confinement we wanted to provide you a small window to see some of the animals in action that we have seen in Costa Rica.
It is 4 pm. The sun is finally not melting the roads and the temperature has finally gone down to an agreeable and “fresh” 30 degrees. So, it is rush hour in monkey highway. Our house seems to be located in what looks like a wildlife corridor. While in our previous house we had had … More It’s rush hour in the monkey highway!
So, we got up on our first day in the jungle fully energized. After the long trip from Monteverde to Osa, it felt good to have a relatively good night sleep and wake up to the sounds of the real jungle. Which are many. If the howler monkeys woke us up at 0530 in Guanacaste, here … More First day in the jungle: Red Macaws, toucans, swarming bees and the fire brigade.
Yesterday, we suddenly heard a lot of howling from a bunch of howler monkeys behind our house. When we went to look, it turned out that there was a showdown going on between three males. … More Showdown between the howler monkeys