But finally, Lifton heard from ACRES Wildlife Sanctuary, an organization that had transformed from a zoo to a place that actually could help, rather than hurt, animals. The sanctuary also had a bunch of rescued macaques willing to welcome the little one into their family.
Meanwhile, Nahuglai was growing more and more attached to her. Riding in a boat for 10 hours, he managed to throw Lifton's headphones and both her shoes off the side of the vessel. And during a 10-hour overnight bus ride, Nahuglai was clinging to Lifton's face. "Every time I tried to take him off, he'd scream and people got mad, because they were trying to sleep."