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They Have very small/absent thumbs. Spider monkeys = subfamily called Atelinae Diet Prefer fruit over insects Found in tropical, wet forests
from Central to South America Flickr Predators Safe from predators when up high Atelinae The Spider Monkey Jess & Jer’s Pictures from Mexico Flickr The tops of trees are where spider monkeys are usually found. Pixabay Carry seeds in their mouth Spread growth of plants Their predators live on the ground Predators include
- Large snakes
- Humans Public Domain Images Lifespan Lives for about 27 years in the wild Like most animals in the wild, they live longer in captivity
Approx. 5 years longer Average lifespan of a monkey is 30 years Flickr Population and Endangered Status
Eventually be no Spider Monkeys left Spider monkeys are endangered The number of Spider Monkeys have declined extremely in the last 10 years Flickr Interesting Fact “The spider monkey is thought to get it's name from the way the spider monkeys can be seen hanging in the trees. It can often be seen with all four hands on separate branches, which gives the appearance of a spider's web. The spider monkey can also hang from branches by it's strong tail, which gives the spider monkey spider-like attributes.” Their tail serves as
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