Bloke has a chat with a howler monkey

The pair were filmed trading calls back and forth

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An amazing video has emerged of a man appearing to communicate with a howler monkey in the jungle.

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The footage, shot earlier this year in Bocas del Toro, Panama, captures the monkey and the man howling back and forth.

The filmer explained online that "coucou" - meaning "hello" in French - is his vocal signature which allows the monkeys to recognise him.

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