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Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey

The Tico Times - February 24, 2016

Don't get things twisted. I mean, wouldn't you get a monkey, too, if you were as rich as Justin Bieber? That was the response the platinum pop…

Costa Rica squirrel monkeys: Conservation group holds fundraiser to count endangered species
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica squirrel monkeys: Conservation group holds fundraiser to count endangered species

The Tico Times - November 23, 2015

You can still hear them howl from the jungle and see them swing from the trees, but biologists know some of Costa Rica’s monkeys are endangered, they…

Costa Rica’s howler monkeys are the least loud but most well-endowed
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s howler monkeys are the least loud but most well-endowed

The Tico Times - October 26, 2015

For male howler monkeys on the search for a mate, size matters; but being a well-endowed monkey comes at a price. The results of a new study…

Rescued Costa Rican monkeys star in IKEA commercial
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Rescued Costa Rican monkeys star in IKEA commercial

The Tico Times - July 11, 2015

Costa Rican howler, capuchin and spider monkeys are making an international media splash as the stars of a new IKEA commercial filmed at the Jaguar Rescue Center…

Baby squirrel monkey rescued by Costa Rican police
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Baby squirrel monkey rescued by Costa Rican police

The Tico Times - May 21, 2015

Police discovered an injured baby squirrel monkey while on patrol in the Amistad National Park along the border with Panama Tuesday, according to the Public Security Ministry. The tiny…

Shall I compare thee to … a monkey with a plastic banana?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Shall I compare thee to … a monkey with a plastic banana?

The Tico Times - May 18, 2015

If I had to choose, I'd say that the most colorful turns of phrase in the languages I know and love can be found in their comparisons. To the…

NFL head coach fights off howler monkeys in Costa Rica
Machete fights
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Machete fights
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NFL head coach fights off howler monkeys in Costa Rica

Matt Levin - January 7, 2014

Newly anointed Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith met with the local media for the first time Monday. After a year off from football (he was…