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If you are a male northern muriqui monkey, mom's presence may be your best bet to find and successfully mate with just the right girl at the right time.
An international team of scientists, with Spanish participation, has shed light on cannibalism and infanticide carried out by primates, documenting these acts for the first time in the moustached tamarin (Saguinus mystax).
In a fascinating example of vocal mimicry, researchers have documented a wild cat species imitating the call of its intended victim: a small, squirrel-sized monkey known as a pied tamarin.
The fifth Howler Monkey census at the Smithsonian's Barro Colorado Island research station in Panama, organized by Katie Milton, professor in the department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at the University of California, Berkeley, revealed that monkey numbers have not changed significantly since the first census 33 years ago.
Two Penn State University researchers have carried out one of the first-ever analyses of the effects of global warming on endangered primates.
The Wildlife Conservation Society says a new subspecies of monkey has been discovered in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil. The organization said the monkey is related to saddleback tamarins, which include several species of monkeys known for their distinctively marked backs.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the discovery of a new monkey in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil.
The Guardian of the Tree of Life - helps save the Amazon LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiering April 19th, 2009 - Sunday @ 7:00pm on Animal Planet -- on Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. This stunning award-winning High Definition Documentary was shot over a year in the Peruvian Amazon.
Scientists today announced the discovery of 10 amphibians believed to be new to science, including a spiky-skinned, orange-legged rain frog, three poison dart frogs and three glass frogs, so called because their transparent skin can reveal internal organs.
A westcountry zoo has been so successful in breeding critically endangered exotic monkeys that it is sending a pair to France to help conserve the species. Newquay Zoo has been breeding the pied tamarins, one of the 25 most endangered primate species in the world.
Geoffroy’s tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi) is a small primate that is native to Colombia and Panama. Its other common names include the rufous-naped tamarin, the red-crested tamarin, and the Panamanian tamarin. It can be found in many different habitats including dry, moist, tropical, and secondary forests. In Panama, it occurs in the central and eastern regions, but is found less on the Atlantic coast. It can be found in Metropolitan Natural Park as well as an urban park with its Panama...
The brown howler (Alouatta guariba) is a New World monkey that is native to the far northeastern portions of Argentina, and Brazil. It is also commonly known as the brown howling monkey. Although its name implies that it is brown, it can vary in color with some individuals appearing to be redder in color or even black. It typically lives in small groups that contain up to eleven individuals. It holds two subspecies, one of which is critically endangered. The brown howler as a species appears...
The golden-mantled howler (Alouatta palliata palliate) is a subspecies of the mantled howler that is native to Central America. Its range includes Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Guatemala, and it is thought that it may occur in Panama. It is a dark howler with a yellowish or golden mantle. The golden-mantled howler appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”. Image Caption: Adult male mantled howler monkey (Alouatta paliatta) in Costa Rican Pacific...
The Guatemalan black howler (Alouatta pigra), also known as the Yucatan black howler, is a species of howler monkey that is native to Central America. Its range includes Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and areas near the Yucatan Peninsula. It prefers to live in semi deciduous, evergreen, and lowland rainforests. The Guatemalan black howler is one of the largest of all New World monkeys, and the largest of all howler monkeys. Males are typically larger than females, weighing up to 25 pounds,...
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 size is 10.6 to 18.9 inches, and its tail is about the same length again. Adults weigh up to 36...
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