i don’t generally post a themed photo for halloween, except for a ghost
a couple of years and pumpkin
when i was one month old, however i happened to be going through my ecuador
photos the other day and this scary face jumped out at me. i met him when i was in misahualli in the amazon at an animal rehabilitation centre called amazoonico
. it was a fairly similar place to la senda verde
where i volunteered (and took lots of photos
) in bolivia, with a selection of different monkeys, birds and cats. it's a shame to see animals like this one locked in a cage, particularly when you can tell that they're not happy, however i know from experience that it will be for very good reason and the safety of the animal is paramount. whilst it's almost always humans who are responsible for the maltreatment which makes a cage the only safe option, at least there are some good humans who run refuges and try to make things a little better.
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