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Happy Spider monkey One of only three primates to have a fully prehensile tail. The others being Howler and Woolly Ateles geoffroyi,Geoffroys spider monkey,Geotagged,South Africa,Spring,monkeys,primates Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Happy Spider monkey

One of only three primates to have a fully prehensile tail. The others being Howler and Woolly

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  1. Nice portrait! Is this the baby's mother? Posted 6 years ago
    1. Yes it is! Posted 6 years ago
  2. amazing! Posted 6 years ago
  3. What a lovely expression on it's face! Posted 6 years ago

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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 Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Nov 22, 2013. Captured Nov 22, 2013 10:23 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/332s
  • ISO500
  • 400mm