Malaysian Borneo still stands out in my memory as one of my favourite places in the world for experiencing unspoilt nature up close. Getting within sniffing distance of tiny wild piglets, watching proboscis monkeys, seeing rare orangutans - are unforgettable experiences.
Deep within Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half of the world’s remaining endangered mountain gorillas.
I had a single goal on my visit to the Lower Kinabatangan River, located in Malaysia: to see a proboscis monkey. With a nose like a… well, flaccid penis, there’s really no other word for it, and long, hairy arms and legs, this primate was awkward, gangly, ugly even.
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In most places around the world, humans continue to expand their cities, pushing animals into smaller and smaller living spaces, leading to extinction and starvation. But in the small town of Lopburi in Thailand, things are a little bit different - there, crab-eating Macaque monkeys rule the town
When I came across Laurel's site Monkeys and Mountains I thought it would be funny to do a guest post to provide a bit of a counterpoint to all the monkey love going on here. You see, I really don't like monkeys. In fact, I kind of hate them.