brown spider monkey
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Order Primates

Family Atelidae

Scientific Name

Ateles hybridus

Other Names

Variegated spider monkey

Thumbnail Description

They travel mostly by swinging and climbing between trees.

It is among “The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates”

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 50 cm (20 in)

WEIGHT: (Males) 7.9 and 9.1 kg (17 and 20 lb) (Females) 7.5 and 9 kg (17 and 20 lb)

TAIL: 75 cm (30 in)

Habitat

Undisturbed primary forests; altitude 20 and 700 m (66 and 2,297 ft)

Distribution

Northern Colombia, northwestern Venezuela

Diet

Termites, caterpillars

Reproduction

Unknown

Breeding Season

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

90

Lifespan

27 years (captivity)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Jaguars, harpy eagles, crested eagles, mountain lions

Sounds

Unknown

Groups

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered