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Blackhanded Spider Monkey

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Geoffroy's spider monkey, ''Ateles geoffroyi'', also known as black-handed spider monkey, is a species of spider monkey, a type of New World monkey, from Central America, parts of Mexico and possibly a small portion of Colombia. There are at least five subspecies. Some primatologists classify the black-headed spider monkey, ''A. fusciceps'', found in Panama, Colombia and Ecuador as the same species as Geoffroy's spider monkey.

It is one of the largest New World monkeys, often weighing.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Jul 3, 2013. Captured Jul 20, 2011 11:10.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO800
  • 200mm