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Big Man Juan Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Mar 30, 2017 Ateles geoffroyi,Geoffroys spider monkey,Geotagged,Mexico,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Big Man Juan

Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Mar 30, 2017

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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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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Mar 2, 2018. Captured Mar 30, 2017 07:52 in Quintana Roo Nuevo Durango - Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1600
  • 300mm