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 ...
Other names: S. boliviensis: black-headed squirrel monkey or Bolivian squirrel ....
the year and gain weight during the two months prior to the breeding season, ...
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 - 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 ...
The onset of the breeding season in squirrel mon- keys is signaled by ...
production in squirrel monkeys living in three heterosexual social configurations
The cycle of mating for the Common Squirrel Monkey can depend on what
location where they live. They will typically mate when food is plentiful though.
Squirrel monkeys are seasonal breeders. They mate between September and
November, with birth between February and April. Gestation lasts 160-170 days.
Natural behavior refers to data collected on squirrel monkeys as they move .....
The breeding season of captive squirrel monkeys is probably controlled by a ...