Sunday, August 17, 2008

Monkeys on the balcony

This afternoon I was startled when I saw a shadow on the curtain and a large shape moved into view.
It was a monkey. A big monkey, as big as a medium-sized dog.
Later his family showed up. Hanging in the tree. Walking on the rail. Sitting on the air-conditioning unit. There was even a little baby.
The neighbors didn't like them. They were throwing sticks and yelling at them. It probably didn't help his case when one monkey ran up a tree with a bag of trash which he then emptied out.
After the rain stopped and they'd eaten up all the fruit in the trash, they moved on.

Here's some brief monkey footage.

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