Wild Tarzan Monkeys Sweep Across Florida

***EXCLUSIVE*** SILVER SPRINGS, FLORIDA – UNDATED: A wild Rhesus monkey grins while up in a tree in Silver Springs, Florida. A HUGE population of wild monkeys is sweeping across Florida – after being introduced during the filming of TARZAN. There are now estimated to be hundreds of Rhesus monkeys roaming the sunshine state – all descended from three pairs released in the late Thirties. The small population was brought to America and marooned on a small island near the Silver River by tour operator Colonel Tooey – but he didn’t know they could swim. PHOTOGRAPH BY Graham McGeorge / Barcroft Media UK Office, London. T +44 845 370 2233 W www.barcroftmedia.com USA Office, New York City. T +1 212 796 2458 W www.barcroftusa.com Indian Office, Delhi. T +91 11 4053 2429 W www.barcroftindia.com

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