Spider Monkey Stowaway

 

This spider monkey commandeered our ship for a time as we sailed down the New River toward the Mayan ruin Lamanai in Belize.

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10 Comments on “Spider Monkey Stowaway”

  1. Missus Tribble April 25, 2012 at 8:02 am #

    That must have been an amazing experience!

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    • Brian April 25, 2012 at 10:14 am #

      We love monkeys (Shannon especially) and this was our first time seeing them in the wild. Very, very cool!

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  2. Betty Londergan April 25, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    I like all the different languages being spoken in the background .. monkeys totally creep me out — they were everywhere in the temples in Nepal. I can’t even watch this!!!

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    • Brian April 25, 2012 at 11:25 am #

      Poor little monkey, why so harsh? LOL I can see them being a little unnerving in big groups like in the temples of Nepal, but what’s wrong with this little guy? He’s just looking for a banana, or three.

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  3. cravesadventure April 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm #

    Someone wants a turn at the wheel – ha!

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    • Brian April 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

      It did look like he was going to captain for awhile.

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  4. earthriderjudyberman April 25, 2012 at 8:34 pm #

    What fun, just monkeying around. Loved the video.

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