Ailsa challenged us to share some photos of animals this week in celebration of World Animal Day which was on 4th October; this date having been chosen because it coincides with the feast of St Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. (We visited Assisi last month, see my post about it here).
Here are some of the animals I’ve met on my travels:
a man and his monkey – the monkey climbs up the coconut palms, twists the nut off its stalk and throws it down to the ground. On a good day a man and his monkey will harvest a couple of hundred of coconuts much quicker than any human could