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Common squirrel monkey +

Saimiri sciureus

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
  • Common squirrel monkey
  • Common squirrel monkey
  • Common squirrel monkey
  • Common squirrel monkey
  • Common squirrel monkey
  • Common squirrel monkey

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The English name squirrel monkey is based on their very good climbing skills. The squirrel monkeys have become famous when one of them featured in the Pippi Longstocking films. Status according to Red List: least concern

Classification:

Order primates, family cebidae; there are 4 other squirrel monkey species

Diet:

Insects, snails, fruit, nectar, blossoms, buds, leaves, eggs and small vertebrates

Habitat:

Canopy of subtropical and tropical forests

Reproduction:

Mating season: February–April; Gestation time: about 160 days, 1 young; independence with 12 months; maximum age: more than 30 years

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Status according to Red List:

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