central american squirrel monkey
Central American squirrel monkey ©www.wikiwand.com

Order Primates

Family Cebidae

Scientific Name

Saimiri oerstedii

Thumbnail Description

Groups can travel between 2,500 and 4,200 m (8,200 and 13,800 ft)

Size & Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 266 and 291 millimetres (10.5 and 11.5 in)

WEIGHT: 600 and 950 grams (21 and 34 oz)

TAIL: 362 and 389 mm (14.3 and 15.3 in)

Habitat

Unknown

Distribution

Costa Rica, Panama

Diet

Grasshoppers, caterpillars, spiders, leaves, bark, flowers, nectar, bats, birds, lizards, tree frogs, fruits (cecropias, legumes, figs, palms, cerillo, quiubra, yayo flaco, wild cashew)

Reproduction

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

(Males) 4 – 5 years

(Females) 2½ years

Population

5,000

Lifespan

15 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

35 and 63 hectares (86 to 156 acres)

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Raptors, cats, snakes, toucans, tayras, opossums, coatis, snakes, spider monkeys

Sounds

Smooth chuck, bent mask chuck, peep, twitter

Groups

20 – 75 individuals

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Vulnerable