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Researchers Rally to Save Monkeys on Hurricane-Ravaged Island - Scientific American

Many of the monkeys living on Cayo Santiago, an island off Puerto Rico, are likely to have survived Hurricane Maria, which pummeled the island on 20 September. But the storm's aftermath has left the island's more than 1,500 rhesus macaques—including ...and more »

Scientists racing to save research monkeys in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico -

As thousands of troops and government workers struggle to restore normal life to Puerto Rico, a small group of scientists is racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues to mysteries of the human mind. One of the first places ...and more »

Time running out for 'Monkey Island' devastated by Hurricane Maria -

A monkey sanctuary used by scientists for decades to conduct groundbreaking evolutionary research has been completely devastated by Hurricane Maria. In the 1938 more than 400 rhesus macaques were released on to Cayo Santiago, located off the southeast ...and more »

Scientists Scramble to Save 1000 Primates on Puerto Rico's “Monkey Island” - Mother Jones

Hurricane Maria devastated Cayo Santiago—a crucial resource for the study of primate behavior, cognition, and genetics since the 1930s. Hilary HansonOct. 8, 2017 6:00 AM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print. A monkey eats atop a rock ...and more »

After Maria, Scientists race to save Monkey Island -

Scientists return to land from Cayo Santiago, or Monkey Island, in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. After the storm, research staff and local employees who keep the island running are frantically ferrying food and reassembling drinking troughs for the monkeys ...and more »

Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research center - NBC2 News

In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 photo, monkeys move about on Cayo Santiago, known as Monkey Island, in Puerto Rico. One of the first places Hurricane Maria hit in the U.S. territory Sept. 20 was Monkey Island, a 40-acre outcropping off the east coast ...and more »