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No Monkey Left Behind

By Ben Lybarger | Photos by Ishaan Raghunandan It was a typical afternoon in the Amazon when suddenly a troop of capuchin monkeys stormed through camp in a bluster of bending branches and daring leaps. Almost anyone who witnesses such a commotion instantly admires the deft movements, and once your eyes lock with one of …

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All Poop is Good Poop

Everybody poops, it’s true, but for researchers gathering valuable information from monkey droppings, not everyone’s poop is worth its weight in gold. Basic market forces come into play, even in the jungle where the rarer the primate, the more valuable its feces. Accordingly, missed opportunities in the field, such as one in particular with Callimico …

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