Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 76 – The Black-headed Spider Monkey   1 comment

Interesting as always,Amelia

Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

“In the end, we conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught”
Baba Dioum

These elegant primates live almost exclusively in the upper-canopy and emergent trees, rarely coming down to the ground.  And, like most endangered species, they are fast losing their homes to deforestation and their lives to hunting.Ecuadorian brown-headed spider monkey

They live in protected parks, but the pressure on the park rangers has become so great, due to the increase in human population and activity, they are no longer equipped to deal with any conflict which arises.

The black-headed spider monkey is suffering as a result.

The species Ateles fusciceps is the largest of all New World monkeys.  The body is black or brown, with a brown head and pale rings around the forward facing eyes. The tail is prehensile and acts as a fifth limb with which…

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Posted 14 November, 2013 by Wolf is my Soul in No category / Okategoriserade

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