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A howler monkey, one of Costa Rica's most treasured indigenous species, and the loudest animal in the jungle, is electrocuted by power lines as he tries to cross through the trees. The problem lies in unshielded power lines, resulting in the death of thousands of monkeys in the jungles of Costa Rica. This photo was shot in Montezuma on June 14, 2013, and while the Costa Rica government has addressed this dire issue, supportive efforts on the part of all residents and visitors is critically needed.  (Photo by sallyricefotos ©2014)