Have you ever met a monkey?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (9 posts)
  1. Ciel Clark profile image79
    Ciel Clarkposted 6 years ago

    Have you ever met a monkey?

    Not a monkey in a zoo, but out in regular life.

  2. profile image0
    The Writers Dogposted 6 years ago

    When my mother was pregnant with my brother (I was the first child), I was asked if I would prefer a baby brother or a baby sister. I am reliably informed that I replied "a baby monkey!"

  3. Ciel Clark profile image79
    Ciel Clarkposted 6 years ago

    That's funny, I wrote a story a few years ago about having a monkey for a brother!

  4. JKenny profile image93
    JKennyposted 6 years ago

    About ten years ago, I went to Gibraltar (a British territory on the southern tip of Spain), its famous for two things, a massive rock that points out into the Mediterranean Sea and the Barbary Macaques that live on it. Barbary Macaques are also known as Barbary Apes, but they are definitely monkeys, its just that they are the only monkeys without a tail. I remember seeing them all over the place, and even gave one a bit of my banana.

    1. vegaswriter profile image56
      vegaswriterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I hope you didn't bite off the banana after that! It is unfortunate that Macaques are natural carriers of the herpes B virus which is not always active or being shed by them but has a high mortality rate for humans if we happen to catch it from them.

  5. eye say profile image78
    eye sayposted 6 years ago

    I met a monkey in Costa Rica. I was riding a horse and as as we approached the monkey's tree he was yelling at us to go away. Well we couldn't go the other way, so as we were going under the monkey's tree he peed on me and my horse.
    Yes I've met a monkey and a monkey he was!

  6. vegaswriter profile image56
    vegaswriterposted 6 years ago

    A ton. I started working with exotics nearly 20 years ago and my first stop and near and dear to my heart was a Primate Sanctuary. They have since moved to Florida and I am still stuck here in Las Vegas but I often think of packing up and heading down there. Primates are one of the greatest loves and passion in my life.

    If you are in the area of Gainesville, Florida and have an interest in monkeys consider helping out at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary. They can always use the help. I also have some lovely one of a kind hand painted art in my house from some of my monkey buds (they do a great job, lol) and it gets lots of attention from visitors.

    http://www.junglefriends.org/

    1. Ciel Clark profile image79
      Ciel Clarkposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm far from Florida, but if I'm ever in the area I will definitely check it out.  I've never met any monkeys in a sanctuary setting and would love this experience.  Thanks for your great answer and also:
      I would love to see your monkey art!

    2. vegaswriter profile image56
      vegaswriterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How would I upload it? In the meantime there is plenty on the site, lol.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)