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Swinging Singles
Photograph by Tim Laman

The whole forest is a giant jungle gym for young proboscis monkeys, who seem to have plenty of time to play. While females are resting or foraging, energetic youngsters play games in the canopy: swinging from vines and branches or even from the foot of a dangling playmate.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS1V
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia
Lens: Canon 400mm f/2.8 IS with 1.4x converter
Speed and F-Stop: Approximately 1/1000 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Late morning
Lighting Techniques: Natural light
Special Equipment: I took this from a boat.

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