Boy with his pet monkey – River Gambia, West Africa – new images by Jason Florio

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Musa Djallow with his pet Patas red monkey. The mother had been hunted and killed for bush meat and Musa rescued the orphaned baby © Jason Florio

Random photo of the day: Musa Djallow with his pet monkey on the banks of the River Gambia, Fata Kunda, The Gambia, West Africa © Jason Florio

Please visit the website for more images from Jason Florio’s new series – ‘River Gambia’ –

Coming up next on the blog – the River Gambia Expedition journey continues…making our two Ally 811 canoes – ‘The Twins’ – into the ‘Ally Cat’

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Helen & Florio – River Gambia, Gambia, West Africa – ‘The Twins’ become the ‘Ally Cat’

We loved using the Ally 811 Canoes – BIG thanks to all at Tamarack Outdoors, UK, for getting us a great deal on them.