The common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is a small New World monkey of
the family .... in dominance interactions among themselves or following and
approaching the adult females in estrus, in h...
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 ...
A breeding colony of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) was established to
provide animals for behavioral research concerned with early development.
Breed Review – Squirrel Monkey. Saimiri sciureus infant. KINGDOM: Animalia.
PHYLUM: Cordata. CLASS: Mamalia. ORDER: Primates. FAMILY: Cebidae.
Squirrel monkeys are seasonal breeders. They mate between September and
November, with birth between February and April. Gestation lasts 160-170 days.
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
Natural behavior refers to data collected on squirrel monkeys as they move .....
The breeding season of captive squirrel monkeys is probably controlled by a ...
Other facilities breeding squirrel monkeys also reported less successful
reproduction than that of other commonly used nonhuman primates (Johnsen
Photographs for identification may also be found on the “Squirrel Monkey
Breeding and Research Resource” Web site (http://www.saimiri.usouthal.edu/prl),
The onset of the breeding season in squirrel mon- keys is signaled by ...
production in squirrel monkeys living in three heterosexual social configurations