06/10/2013 at 04:00 PM EDT
Take note, Ryan Seacrest
: Julianne Hough
has officially moved on
"I found my soul mate last night," the recently single actress, 24, wrote alongside an Instagram
shot of a monkey sitting on her shoulders. "Thanks @mariamenounos78 for throwing such a fun birthday party!"
The cuddly capuchin was just one of the wild guests at Maria Menounos's Saturday luau-themed 35th birthday bash, which came nearly three months after Hough and Seacrest announced their split
. The Extra
host rang in the milestone year at her L.A. home with a menagerie of animals, including a snake and a parrot, the New York Daily News
And partygoers were definitely feeling the animal magnetism. Khloé Kardashian Odom
, Kris Jenner and Hough's brother, Dancing with the Stars
pro Derek Hough
, were also snapped carrying the primate.