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In the thick jungle along the Cuyabeno River, north East Ecuador


On a boat ride down the Cuyabeno river, in the Cuyabeno National Park, we came across a troup of monkeys in the trees on one side of the river. We watched them cross the river, one by one, by jumping from the trees on one side, to the trees on the other side. Maybe 30 of them jumped across..

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pamsai 10 years ago

actually Argybee that rings a bell. I remember the Naturalist telling us what it was and I thought I'd remember 'cos it was such a simple name. I should know better by now! But squirrel monkey, it could be. Golly, you've got this reference thing down... to pick it from a silhouette so far off - that's pretty good...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

lust going by the silhouette and tail it could be a Ecuadorian Squirrel Monkey

pamsai 10 years ago

Yes, Sachin, it was quite breath-taking. It was a long jump, and they used the branches as a springboard!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

Definitely Spectacular scene , ,

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Provincia de Sucumbíos, Ecuador

Spotted on Jul 14, 2011
Submitted on Mar 5, 2012

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