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Panamanian Night Monkey Aotus zonalis
2014-04-11 13:07:14

The Panamanian night monkey (Aotus zonalis), also known as the Chocoan night monkey, is a species of night monkey that can be found in Panama and Chocó in Colombia and it is thought to be found in Costa Rica, although this cannot be confirmed. This species prefers to reside many habitats including coffee plantations and secondary forests. Although it is classified as a distinct species, it is...

White-headed Capuchin Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but...

White-fronted Capuchin Cebus albifrons
2012-07-05 09:37:06

The white-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons) is New World monkey that can be found in seven South American countries. Its range includes Peru, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Bolivia, Venezuela, Columbia, and Brazil. This monkey can live in many different forest habitats, depending on its location. It can live in flooded forests, arid forests, and in forests growing over white sand. It also...

Three-striped Night Monkey
2007-06-25 11:01:45

The Three-striped Night Monkey, Aotus trivirgatus, also known as Northern Night Monkey or Northern Owl Monkey, is one of several species of owl monkeys currently recognized. It is found in Venezuela and north-central Brazil. Like other owl monkeys, the Three-striped Night Monkey lives in woodlands including rain forest. It is mainly black, with striking white markings on its face. Its body...

Drill
2007-01-02 10:17:56

The drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) is a primate of the Cercopithecidae (Old-world Monkeys) family. It is closely related to the baboons and even more closely to the mandrill. The drill is similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacks the colorful face. It is found only in Cameroon, Nigeria, and north of the Sanaga River. It is also found on the coastal island of Bioko, part of...

Bonnet Macaque
2007-01-01 15:42:43

The bonnet macaque (Macaca radiata) is a macaque living in India. This Old World monkey is a daily animal. It is 13.78 to 23.62 inches (35-60 cm) long plus a tail of 13.78 to 26.77 inches (35-68 cm). Males weigh 12.13 to 19.84 lbs (5.5 to 9 kg), females 7.72 to 9.92 lbs (3.5 to 4.5 kg). It can live more than 30 years. The Bonnet Macaque feeds on fruits, nuts, seeds, flowers, inverbrates...

Rhesus Macaque
2007-01-01 15:36:02

The rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), often called the rhesus monkey, is one of the best-known species of Old World monkeys. It is a typical macaque, common throughout Afghanistan to northern India and southern China. Adult male rhesus macaques measure approximately 20.87 in (53 cm) on average and weigh an average of 16.98 lb (7.7 kg). Females are smaller, averaging 18.5 in (47 cm) long and...

Crab-eating Macaque
2007-01-01 14:12:19

The crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis) is a primarily arboreal macaque native to Southeast Asia. It is also called the cynomolgus monkey and the long-tailed macaque. It has been used extensively in medical experiments, in particular those connected with neuroscience. It has also been identified as a possible vector for monkey pox and is a known carrier of B-virus. It is one of the...

Diana Monkey
2006-12-28 15:48:37

The Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana) is often considered one of the most beautiful of the Old World monkeys. It is found in West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Ghana. The Diana monkey ranges from 15.75 to 21.65 in (40 to 55 cm) long, excluding its tail. The tail is of a uniform 1.18 to 1.57 inches (3 to 4 cm) in diameter and 19.69 to 29.53 in (50 to 75) cm long. They are generally black or...

Brown Woolly Monkey
2006-12-28 14:09:19

The brown woolly monkey or common woolly monkey, Lagothrix lagotricha, is a woolly monkey. It is from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. It lives in groups of 2 to 70 individuals. They usually split the group into smaller subgroups while in activity. Photo by Evgenia Kononova, 17 January 2006 (Taruma River, Brazil).