Learn more about the Brown-headed spider monkey – with amazing Brown- headed spider monkey photos and facts on Arkive. Ateles. in New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. ed. Warren G. Kinzey. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. MacDonald, D. The Encyclopedia of . PDF | On Dec 1, , Diego G. Tirira and others published Primates in Peril: Ateles fusciceps.

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Retrieved November 13, Usually a single offspring is produced and, once born, the young will be cared for only by the mother until weaned at 20 months. The infant rides atelles its mother’s back for 16 weeks, and is weaned at 20 months.

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Retrieved October 2, Their hair is coarse, ranging in color from ruddy gold to brown and black, or white in a rare number of specimens. They have been seen in the wild jumping from tree to tree. They are an important food source due to their large size, so are widely hunted by local human populations; they are also threatened by habitat destruction due to logging and land clearing.

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Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The majority of their time is spent in the uppermost branches of trees, foraging for food.

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Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. This species also occurs in several protected areas, including Los Cedros Protected Forest in Ecuador and Los Katios Natural National Park in Colombia 1which should hopefully protect some populations from the threat of habitat loss. Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund http: Ateles fusciceps Brown-headed spider monkey Ateles geoffroyi fusciceps.

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The diets of spider monkeys consist of about 70 to 85 percent of fruits and nuts. Retrieved November 22, Articles with short description Articles fuscicceps ‘species’ microformats. The climate of the rainforests in which they live ensures an abundant supply of food year-round, allowing them to be able to reside in the same area throughout the year MacDonald ; Microsoft Encarta Accessed March 8, at http: The Ecology and Behavior of Neotropical Primates.

The large and graceful brown-headed spider monkey is one of the most threatened animals in Ecuador 5.

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Most feeding happens from dawn to 10 am. Spider monkeys have a unique way of getting food: Hunting of the brown-headed spider monkey is prohibited in Ecuador 5and it also receives some protection from international trade under its listing on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species CITESwhich means that any international trade in this species should be carefully regulated 4.

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