Friendly Capuchin monkeys travel to the edges of the jungle…

…to see the funny hairless beasts in boats.

On a boat tour in Gamboa, Panama, we took a boat ride to Monkey Island. The howler monkeys would (of course) howl and hide when they saw us, but the Capuchins were friendly and curious.

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This young capuchin jumped onto our boat..

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..as his father watched from the trees, supervising. The young capuchin gave me a high five, then jumped back into the trees.

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