Red Howler Monkeys Re Inserted Into Colombia's Wild
December 18, 2013
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Eight red howler monkeys, an endangered species who had been under the care of Colobia's Santafe zoo, have been released into the wild. They were part of a program which returns to their habitats domesticated monkeys sold by traffickers to travelers.
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