Lonely Planet Writer

Rescued monkeys make TV debut in Ikea ad!

Costa Rican howler, capuchin and spider monkeys from the Jaguar Rescue Center in Puerto Viejo, Puerto Rico, have made an appearance in Ikea’s newest commercial for their “The Wonderful Everyday” campaign.

A Costa Rican white-faced capuchin.
A Costa Rican white-faced capuchin. Image by Jaan / CC BY 2.0

The rescue centre received a donation in return for the monkeys’ acting talents, and the ad was named “Ad of the Day” by Adweek. See more: ticotimes.net