Me and My Monkey

This winter in a national park on the Caribbean island of Grenada, something really, really exciting happened. I got to hold a Mona Monkey!

At my request, an employee called up into the trees: “Hoo Hoo! Come on, Lovey! Hoo Hoo! Come on, Lovey!

He instructed me to stand with my back to the trees and hold a banana in my held-together hands.

After a few more calls and a few more minutes, this happened:


That’s because I WAS!

But then my surprise turned to:

Can you tell?




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