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Lolbeth being a messy eater... Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Mar 29, 2017 Ateles geoffroyi,Geoffroys spider monkey,Geotagged,Mexico,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Lolbeth being a messy eater...

Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Mar 29, 2017

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  1. It's a not fruit she's eating, but a foamy secretion by some insect, which is usually produced around that time of year, and which some monkeys seem to enjoy quite a bit. Posted one year 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 Thibaud Aronson
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Uploaded Mar 2, 2018. Captured Mar 29, 2017 07:34 in Quintana Roo Nuevo Durango - Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/5.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm