Once upon I time, I traveled to Panama. I took a tour on the Panama Canal. Truly a marvel to witness. The size of the man-made river is awe-inspiring, and a note on the tourist pamphlet, curious. “Monkey Island”, it read. Well, I immediately made my intentions known that we had to see Monkey Island, because if you don’t want to see an island full of monkeys, then you’re probably dead. The canal was undergoing dredging at the time, to make it wider and deeper, so of the rocks and dirt scraped from the bottom, some of it compiled next to Monkey Island. So when we arrived, Monkey Island was abandoned. The monkeys had simply walked off and away. I did see some monkeys: Elusive howlers, and cute capuchins. But I always wondered what a Monkey Island would be like… until…

Image result for monkey island liberia

In a truly, “My god, what have we done…!?”, the moment, the seeds of a Planet of the Apes has been planted in Liberia. The only thing keeping them, from us, is water. I also learned on that hot day in Panama: monkeys can’t swim. Let’s hope these monster chimps don’t find a land bridge one morning, or we’ll be screaming damn and dirty in the streets in no time.

Source: The Sun

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brian Daly

Much more than just a 'Social Media Manager', since 2012 Brian has been sharing his writing skills and social commentary on everything from movie reviews to the state of quantum physics. He's known in the office as the 'funny guy'...we have very low comedy standards...

follow and subscribe

…from Instagram

  • The studio #monkeys are outlined and ready for #inking on "Welcome to #RappaportRadio" - #workinprogress - check FB Live! for live #doodling and updates! :: lookout for a limited set of #prints & #cards as we try our hand at some #fundraising :: #cancersucks #radiorocks !! :: MH
.
#portsmouthabbey #highschool #wjhd #cartoon #cartoonartist #charity #fundraiser #artofinstagram #redpencil #prismacolor #prismacolorpencils #radio #radiostation #ink #inked #draw #sketcher #sketch #comic
  • "Welcome to Rappaport Radio" - #workinprogress on a special piece that marks my return to #doodling - I'll be posting updates all week - you may even catch me #drawing live - then lookout for a limited set of #prints & #cards as we try our hand at some #fundraising :: #cancersucks #radiorocks !! :: MH
.
#rappaportradio #portsmouthabbey #highschool #wjhd #cartoon #cartoonartist #charity #fundraiser #artofinstagram #redpencil #prismacolor #prismacolorpencils #radio #radiostation #radiodj #ink #inking #draw #justdraw #sketcher #sketch #njisntboring
  • I'll never get tired of wearing an Exhibitor Badge - come down and see us this weekend at #gardenstatecomicfest folks! We've got lots of nerdy swag! :: TABLE 155 :: MH
.
#comiccon #comic #comics #convention #collectables #etsy #etsyseller #etsybirdhouses #exhibitor #vendor #handmade #homemade #madebynerds #geekchic #elegantgeek #jewelrynerd #nerdjewelry
  • All setup for Garden State Comic Fest! Come down and see us folks, we'll be here all weekend!! :: MH
.
#comics #comiccon #con #nerdfest #nerd #geekchic #nerdy #conswag #marvel #dccomics #batbox #birdhouses #njisntboring #madeinnewjersey #madeinmonmouth #gardenstatecomicfest #birdhouse #birdsofinstagram #birdlover #comicon2019 #birdnerds #birdnerd
  • Working on The Cube Collection with @silversculptor - the #3dprinter bed looks like a #retro #arcade #game :: MH
.
Here we're #printing hi-resolution white resin and castable wax pieces for jewelry casting, sizing and prototyping.
.
Get in touch to find out more about our 3d-printing solutions for #jewelers, #makers and small-businesses.
.
#jewelry #jewlerydesign #3dprinting #formlabs #jewelryofinstagram #jewelrymaker #3dprintstudio #3ddesign #3d #printing #3dprintservice #etsy #etsyseller #handmade #homemade #handmadejewelry #qubert #retrogamer #80s #80sdesign #cubism #cubist
  • It rolls down stairs, alone or in pairs - and over your neighbours dog - it's good for a snack, it fits on your back - its log log log!!! :: Log (R) from Blammo (tm) :: Signed by #BobCamp - one to tick off the bucket list from @eastcoastcomicconvention ... now, to mount this to the studio wall... :: MH
.
#ComicArt #comiccon #renandstimpy #log #nickleodeon #ren #stimpy #boblabstudios #comics #cartoons #90scartoons #cartoon #saturdaymorningcartoons #blammo #wood #woodart #comicon2019 #comicon #signedart #fanart #welovelog #nicktoons #nick #nickelodeonfan #90snickelodeon #nickelodeonuniverse #cartoonart #cartoonist
  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? ... no, its a bird ... #Superman didnt seem to happy about that... :: MH
.
#birdhouse #birdhouses #bird #dccomics #dccomic #superhero #cosplay #cosplayers #cosplaying #nirdhouse #birdhousesofinstagram #birdhouseart #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #etsy #etsyseller #etsysellersofinstagram #etsyshop #tardis #doctorwho #doctorwhofandom #comicconswag #conswag #con #starwars
  • All setup for @eastcoastcomicconvention
 Folks l!! Stop by and have a chat! Table 140 :: MH
.
#madeinmonmouth #con #comic #comics #comicbookshow #comicbookartist #birdhouse #nirdhouse #handmade #homemade #madeinnj  #njisntboring #etsyseller #etsybirdhouses #etsyjewelryshop #etsyshop #etsysellersofinstagram #etsyfinds #beachnerd #doctorwho #spiderman #starwars #harrypotter #marvel #minions #fantasticfour

Follow us for more!