Squirrel monkeys are New World monkeys of the genus Saimiri. They are the
only genus in the subfamily Saimirinae. The name of the genus is of Tupi origin ...
Males remain in their natal groups and breed with immigrant females. ... In Peru,
squirrel monkeys live in multi-male/multi-female groups of 45 to 75 individuals ...
Squirrel monkeys (Saimiri spp.) have always been a common sight in zoos, but
this seems to have changed in the past few years. Breeding is often poor, and ...
A breeding colony of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) was established to
provide animals for behavioral research concerned with early development.
Squirrel Monkeys - Reproduction. Females become sexually mature at appr 2.5
year, males at 4 year. In the wild births occur in the wet season (February and ...
Breed Review – Squirrel Monkey. Saimiri sciureus infant. KINGDOM: Animalia.
PHYLUM: Cordata. CLASS: Mamalia. ORDER: Primates. FAMILY: Cebidae.
At the start of the breeding season, the shoulders of male Squirrel Monkeys
broaden and they begin to fight aggressively for their right to mate, with the
Squirrel monkeys are seasonal breeders. They mate between September and
November, with birth between February and April. Gestation lasts 160-170 days.
www.hhpz.org/files/hhpz/documents/AnimalFactSheets/Common Squirrel Monkey.pdf
Squirrel monkeys have thick fur ranging in color from olive to grey on the body
and ... Females then choose the largest male in their troop to breed with. Squirrel
Natural behavior refers to data collected on squirrel monkeys as they move .....
The breeding season of captive squirrel monkeys is probably controlled by a ...