Yellow-tailed woolly monkey
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Order Primates

Family Atelidae

Scientific Name

Oreonax flavicauda

Thumbnail Description

It is one of the largest mammals of Peru.

The monkey is also one of the rarest Neotropical primates.

It has the ability to leap 15 m (49.2 ft).

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 51.3 to 53.5 cm

WEIGHT: 8 – 11.5 kg

TAIL: 63 cm (25 in)

Habitat

Rough terrain, steep mountain sides, deep river gorges

Distribution

Peru

Diet

Fruits, leaves, flowers, insects

Reproduction

Unknown

Breeding Season

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

250

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Barking

Groups

Unknown

Behavior

Arboreal, diurnal

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered