The Case of the Monkeys that Fell from the Trees

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This article describes scientists Ken and Molly Glander’s research on the eating habits of howler monkeys in Costa Rica.  In 1972, several howlers abruptly fell from the trees and died for no apparent reason.  The Glanders became intrigued, suspecting that the monkeys had been poisoned. (Prentice Hall Literature, 2010)

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