Woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha) surround the director of the Maikuchiga foundation, Jhon Jairo Vasquez, in the indigenous community of Mocagua, near Leticia, Colombia
Woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha) surround the director of the Maikuchiga foundation, Jhon Jairo Vasquez, in the indigenous community of Mocagua, near Leticia, Colombia

Source: Saving The Amazon's Orphan Monkeys

December 14th is Monkey 🐡 πŸ’ Day

Monkey Day is an unofficial international holiday celebrated on December 14. The holiday was created and popularized in 2000 by artists Casey Sorrow and Eric Millikin when they were art students at Michigan State University. Monkey Day celebrates monkeys and "all things simian", including other non-human primates such as apes, tarsiers, and lemurs. Monkey Day is celebrated worldwide and often also known as World Monkey Day and International Monkey Day.


What will you be celebrating? How will you do it?