Meet Magali, the conservation warrior rescuing Peru’s rainforest animals: Video

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In the dark, early morning hours, Magali Salinas trails a troop of howler monkeys through the Amazon rainforest. Magali is particularly invested in this troop. She rehabilitated each monkey, brought them together and released them into the wild. Now, she watches and waits. “I care for them as if they were my own children,” Magali Salinas, the founder and director of the wildlife rescue center Amazon Shelter said in the newly released short film Magali by director and producer Nick Werber. “When they are happy, I feel happy. When they are free, healthy and reproducing I am even happier.” Magali…

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