Education: Apes

Thirty years ago, at her home in Havana, Mme. Rosalie Abreu began to collect live monkeys. She kept them in cages but under conditions as close as possible to nature. She brought chimpanzees from the Congo and from Sierra Leone. In Borneo her collectors caught the rare black ape—Mme. Abreu's is the only live one in any collection. From Gibraltar came a Barbary ape, the only native European monkey. Africa and South America contributed lion monkeys. Thumbless spider monkeys swing merrily from the trees in this private zoo. In all, there are now...

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