It's so hot in Mexico that howler monkeys are falling dead from the trees

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It's so hot in Mexico that howler monkeys are falling dead from the trees.

At least 83 of the midsize primates, who are known for their roaring vocal calls, were found dead in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco. Others were rescued by residents, including five that were rushed to a local veterinarian who battled to save them.

"They arrived in critical condition, with dehydration and fever," said Dr. Sergio Valenzuela. "They were as limp as rags. It was heatstroke."

While Mexico's brutal heatwave has been linked to the deaths of at least 26 people since March, veterinarians and...

 

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