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Unshielded Power Lines Are Killing Costa Rica’s Howler Monkeys

Native primates mistake wires for vines, suffer horrific deaths, crippling injuries

As Costa Rica’s tropical sun beat fiercely in the small jungle clearing in the Nicoya peninsula, I held the swaddled baby monkey in my arms. Her black fur radiating heat, Felicia reached out a tiny human-like hand and gripped my extended index…
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by: David Lee Drotar – February 24, 2014


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