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Posted by Nate Chappell on Tue May 28, 2019 7:18 pm

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We had the pleasure of photographing this, the smallest of monkeys at Sani Lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon this past summer.  It weighs in at about 3.5 ounces and is a gum (sap) eating specialist.  We saw it feeding on gum. 
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by david fletcher on Wed May 29, 2019 1:04 pm
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That's one tiny Monkey, Nate. Great sighting and interesting colours.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed May 29, 2019 2:15 pm
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Such wonderful little creatures, Nate, they always seem to be on the move and you did well to get such a nice clear view of this tiny beauty! Love that face, so expressive. Great shot.

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by Ron Day on Wed May 29, 2019 2:19 pm
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While the monkey only weighs about 3.5 ounces, it’s face and eyes reveal intelligence. A great subject, Nate. Thank you for sharing this image with us.
 

by Moby Dick on Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:51 am
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Excellent detail and a wonderful expression. Good job on the depth of field. A really well composed image.
 

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