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Spider Monkeys: Architects of the Rainforest

Video Blog by Dr. Andrew Whitworth, Director of Ecological Restoration and Biodiversity Conservation

Osa Conservation has recently started a new research project to investigate the role of the endangered spider monkeys in dispersing seeds and restoring tropical forests in the Osa.  In this video blog below, Andy and his group of researchers are searching out the nightime sleeping trees of the spider monkeys and shows us some of their exciting “latrine site” discoveries. Check out the video below to learn more about this new project:

 

 

Stay tuned for more information about this project in future blog posts by research student Danielle Connor and others.