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Thanks to an extensive research effort by a large international team, endangered monkeys in the Amazon have been found to be much more diverse than previously thought.
Cognitive biologists at the University of Vienna have found that monkeys have an understanding of the musicality of language.
Monkeys with the strongest social networks tend to be 'trendsetters' and early adopters of the latest foraging trends, according to new research published Thursday in journal Current Biology.
Florida police said a thief or thieves used bolt cutters to enter cages at the Palm Beach Zoo and steal four monkeys and a parrot. West Palm Beach police said three squirrel monkeys, a Goeldi's monkey and the parrot were discovered missing Thursday morning, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, reported Thursday. Authorities
Smaller primates expend no more energy climbing than they do walking, Duke University researchers have found.
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 these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...
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 dark grey, but have a white throat. They have a crescent-shaped brow band, ruff and beard. The...
The black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) is a South American squirrel monkey, found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.
The common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is a small New World primate from the Cebidae family. It is native to ten different countries of South America. They are Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. It lives in very large groups, up to 300 individuals. They stay in moist tropical forests, and usually roam in the medium and lower levels of the forest. It sleeps close to the canopy. The females are the dominant members of the...
The Central American Squirrel Monkey, Saimiri oerstedii, is a squirrel monkey species from Central America. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.