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The road to nowhere.
A Country Fox
Itzela
Portofino Harbor while cruising the Mediterranean
Fireworks on Cape Cod
Ocean view through seaside plants
Palm at Sunset on Cape Canaveral Beach
A hummingbird in midflight feeding on a bird of paradise in San Diego
What Else is There to Do?
Ocean side at Cape Canaveral Beach
Butterfly
Slam Dunk
Cloud over field and fauna
All eyes on me.
Bee on a flower
Jinxy
Festival Love
Goodnight Guantanamo
White Cross
Deadrise Working
To Go Boxes
A lot on my mind...
Red Dress Run
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Slam Dunk

The Critically Endangered Brown-headed Spider Monkey is one of the top 25 most threatened primates in the world. It can only be found in the tree tops of the Ecuadorian Chocó. The threats to this species are heavy habitat loss, hunting, and illegal wildlife trade. This species usually finds me. I was looking for some tanagers and this individual starting making a fuss letting me know that the fruit was taken. It came down quite close so I snapped a couple shots and kept moving. Twenty meters down the trail I ran into the rest of the group. Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[2]

TAGS: Conservation, Ecuador, Primate

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New York, New York, United States of America
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© James Muchmore.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
Total Views: 31
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 13, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO1250
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PHOTO LOCATION Ecuador