NATURE & WILDLIFE
return of the spider monkeys
This is the first-ever in depth film about the wild lives of the black-handed spider monkeys, and a stolen babies rehabilitation back to the wild.
1 x 60'
An Off The Fence and Ateles Films production for National Geographic Channels
Ellen Windemuth, Emre Izat
Episode InformationA spider monkey named Infinity was stolen from the forest as a baby. Now it’s time to take the jungle back. After an 7-year rehabilitation, she is ready to return to the wild. But this time she is not alone. She joins a makeshift group of orphaned monkeys and her newborn baby. Climb into the canopy life of these spider monkeys from a perspective never seen before. Will mother and child survive their newfound freedom? This is the first-ever in depth film about the wild lives of the black-handed spider monkeys, said to be among the most intelligent primates on the planet. Filmmaker Michael Sanderson gained unprecedented access to rehabilitated spider monkeys to follow their intimate struggles and jungle high-wire acrobatics with stunning cinematography.