The connection between humans and animals is one of the most fundamental bonds that exist. It’s a bond that is beneficial for both animals and humans. Animals need love and attention just as much as we do. They are hungry for affection. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the video below. In it, an orphan spider monkey can be seen giving a long hug to a young woman. According to the clip’s brief description on YouTube, the monkey came out of nowhere and jumped in the woman’s arms as she was resting on a bank. It all happened at a Bolivian Animal Refuge where the woman volunteers.