Like us, Barbary Macaques prefer chocolate over that healthy s***

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After the mountains, we visited a Barbary Macaque reserve filled with apes, stray dogs, horses for hire and excited children. Like most everyone, we bought peanuts for the macaques and chocolate cookies for ourselves from the roadside vendors.

We quickly learned that the apes are nefarious, calculating creatures. Feigning disinterest at first,

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(Sorry for the blur)

DSCN6285They will find your weaknesses and rob you of every last bit of non-peanut food. My mom didn’t escape until she gave up the wafers.

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And yes, they ultimately took the bag of peanuts, as well.

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2 comments

  1. Sophie,

    Hope your family time has been good, and happy New Year!

    Tim

    Pedantic Note: Monkeys are not apes.

    From: idasophiewinter <comment-reply@wordpress.com> Reply-To: idasophiewinter <comment+cguh1f496kfebbjy555n4s@comment.wordpress.com> Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 2:29 AM To: Tim Parshall <parshallt@missouri.edu> Subject: [New post] Like us, Barbary Macaques prefer chocolate over that healthy s***

    idasophiewinter posted: ” After the mountains, we visited a Barbary Macaque reserve filled with monkeys, stray dogs, horses for hire and excited children. Like most everyone, we bought peanuts for the macaques and chocolate cookies for ourselves from the roadside vendors. W”

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