How to Safely Enjoy Watching the Silver River Monkeys

A population of introduced, nonnative monkeys lives in what is now Silver Springs State Park and the surrounding area in central Florida. They arrived in the late 1930s when a jungle cruise operator named Colonel Tooey imported them to enhance his river boat tours. He put six rhesus macaques, which are native to Asia, onContinue reading “How to Safely Enjoy Watching the Silver River Monkeys”