The squirrel monkey is a small species of New World monkey whose native habitat is in the forests and tropical jungles of Central and South America. Due to their small size, squirrel monkeys can only protect themselves b... More »

Squirrel monkeys live in the rain forests and wetlands in Central and South America, and have been introduced into Florida. There are five species of squirrel monkeys in the world, two of which are listed as vulnerable a... More »

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Squirrel monkeys primarily eat insects and fruit, but they occasionally supplement their diet with small vertebrates, nectar, flowers, buds and seeds. Squirrel monkeys prefer to go after stationary insects; grasshoppers ... More »

Squirrel monkeys live in the rain forests and wetlands in Central and South America, and have been introduced into Florida. There are five species of squirrel monkeys in the world, two of which are listed as vulnerable a... More »

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So-called Old World monkeys live in Africa and Asia, while New World monkeys live in Mexico, Central America and South America. Old World monkeys include mangabeys, macaques, baboons and colobus monkeys; New World monkey... More »

The black spider monkey ranges throughout Central and South America, is the largest primate in the New World and is listed as vulnerable or endangered as of 2015. The black spider monkey is endangered due to habitat loss... More »

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Spider monkeys live in the upper canopy of the tropical rain forests in Central and South America. They live in the trees of regions with tropical climates and can sometimes be found in Mexico. More »