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Spider monkeys live in the tropical rain forests of Central and South America and occur as far north as Mexico. They have long, lanky arms and prehensile (gripping) tails that enable them to move ...

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Spider monkeys have long, thin arms with hooklike hands that allow them to swing through the trees. They do not have opposable thumbs. The brown-headed spider monkey has a prehensile tail, which means it can grasp and can be used like a fifth limb to grab trees. During the day, the spider monkey searches for fruit, which makes up the main part of its diet.

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Life in the treetops is easy if you're a spider monkey, as long as someone keeps an eye out for predators down below. The Leisurely Life of Spider Monkeys NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

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See pictures of spider monkeys, baboons, macaques, and more in this photo gallery from National Geographic. See pictures of spider monkeys, baboons, macaques, and more in this photo gallery from ...

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May 12, 2015 - Spider monkeys have a prehensile tail, a fifth limb that plays an important role as they spend their days high up in the tropical forest canopy. As National Geographic grantee Andrés Link explains in this video showing spider monkeys in the Magdalena River Valley of Colombia, the monkeys use their tail for added safety as they grasp tree branches.

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Spider monkeys, which swing through the tropical forest canopies of Central and South America, usually come in shades of brown, black, or grey. But on very rare occasions, a white spider monkey ...

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Ayla the capuchin monkey must be pretty smart: She goes to Monkey College! Along with 24 other monkeys, Ayla lives at a school that trains capuchins to assist disabled people who can’t use their hands. At the college, monkeys learn to help answer phones, change TV channels, load CDs, spoon-feed their human partners, and even scratch their itches.

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Spider monkeys are New World monkeys belonging to the genus Ateles, part of the subfamily Atelinae, family Atelidae.Like other atelines, they are found in tropical forests of Central and South America, from southern Mexico to Brazil.The genus contains seven species, all of which are under threat; the black-headed spider monkey and brown spider monkey are critically endangered.

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Resource Library | Photograph Photo Ark: Colombian Black Spider Monkey Rain forest logging threatens the future of the Colombian black spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris), one of the largest of the New World monkeys.Learn about its life in the forest canopy and how it helps promote new growth.