Laurel

Samango monkey in iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

Observing Endangered Samango Monkeys in iSimangaliso Wetland Park

iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in South Africa. It comprises an incredible 280 km of protected coastline and is home to 1200 crocs and 800 Hippopotami. More on those incredible creatures in an upcoming post. I was most excited to learn that it was also home to the endangered Samango Monkeys. … Read More

Taming a Fear of Bali's Sacred Monkeys

Bali’s Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary: How I Tamed my Fears

Photo courtesy of Darcie Connell. So when I visited the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud – an inland village on the island of Bali, Indonesia – I was apprehensive, to say the least… As I entered the forest’s concrete path, I admired the impressive stonework on the countless moss-covered Balinese Hinduism statues. Their tongues … Read More