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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Monkeys sleep in trees, often taking their time to select the best tree to sleep in overnight. Researchers have found that the tree selection depends on the monkey species, with different species preferring to sleep in d... More »

There are more than 260 different species of monkeys, including baboons, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, blue monkeys and mandrills. Other species of monkeys include Capuchin monkeys, common marmosets, squirrel monkeys a... 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 »

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 »

Spider monkeys inhabit the evergreen forests of Central and South America. They are covered with hair everywhere except for their face and a tiny patch of skin at the end of their tails. This patch of skin allows them to... More »

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Howler monkeys are native to the tropical areas of Central and South America, particularly in the rainforests of places like Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. They spend most of their time in the treetops, rarely venturing t... More »