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Spider monkey at Costa Rica.  Ateles geoffroyi,Costa Rica,Geoffroys spider monkey,Geotagged,jungle,monkey Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Do you know the name of this monkey? It's a very nice picture btw. Posted 7 years ago
    1. Somebody help me about the name! Spider Monkey! Posted 7 years ago
      1. Very cool, thanks for identifying it. Posted 7 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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Uploaded Oct 14, 2012. Captured Mar 30, 2008 17:12 in 225, Costa Rica.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/5.3
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO200
  • 95mm