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59) The conservation plan for the howler monkeys started with talking directly to the local farmers. Farmers were persuaded to leave strips of forest along the edges of their fields to maintain the howler highways. A farmer stands on his porch and talks to a bearded scientist (Robert Horwich).
Notes: A farmer stands on his porch and talks to a bearded scientist (Robert Horwich).
This project is called the Community Baboon Sanctuary. Although the protected monkeys are not baboons, this is what they are called by the local residents.
Photo © by: Robert Horwich and Howlers ForeverPartially deforested farm land.
Photo © by: Robert Horwich and Howlers Forever

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