Species: Spider Monkey (Genus Ateles) | Location: Peruvian Amazon, Peru
The spider monkey is prevalent in the Peruvian Amazon jungle, and can often be seen resting on branches, oftentimes as an interlude to its robust acrobatics in the tree canopy. This is one of the few world species that lacks a thumb.
About The Photographer
Marcos Rocano is a photographer and paramedic based in Iquitos, Peru. As a paramedic on the expeditionary cruise ship Zafiro, his responsibilities include accompanying guests on all boat and land excursions on the Peruvian Amazon. His passion is photographing and documenting wildlife of the Amazon.