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.





This young capuchin jumped onto our boat..

monkey_6 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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