Spider monkeys of the genus Ateles are New World monkeys in the subfamily
Atelinae, family Atelidae. Like other atelines, they are found in tropical forests of ...
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The destruction of tropical rainforests and threats from hunting pose the greatest
challenge to the the endangered black spider monkey population. Learn about ...
Spider monkeys are primitive New World monkeys of the family 'Atelidae' found in
tropical lowland rainforests from Mexico to South America, along the coasts ...
May 19, 2015 ... Spider monkeys have a prehensile tail, a fifth limb that plays an important role as
they spend their days high up in the tropical forest canopy.
SPIDER MONKEY Ateles geoffroyi. A spider monkey is named for it's long and
thins arms, legs, and tails. Having these strong and long limbs help this animal to
Spider monkeys are large in size. Adult monkeys grow to be almost two feet tall
excluding the tail. They have a powerful tail that they use as an extra limb. Spider
The largest of the spider monkeys, the black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus) is
also distinguished by its long, glossy black hair, which gives the body a robust, ...
Spider monkeys get their name for their extremely long, spidery limbs and
prehensile tail, which acts like a fifth limb and is used for suspensory feeding. The
There are 7 known sub species of the Spider Monkey. They belong to the class of
New World Monkeys. They are believed to be the biggest of all the different.