Other species of spider monkey are in South America.
Sexual maturity is reached at about 4 years of age for females and 5 years for males. More info OK. They are one of seven species of spider monkeys found in Latin America and one of the largest primate species in South America. Cebidae Genus: Black-Handed Spider Monkeys are endangered, largely due to habitat loss.
As the global population swells, so does the need for food. Extinct in the Wild Known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalised population.
VU Status Vulnerable. The Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund. Males are slightly larger than females.
They are also hunted for as food and to be sold as pets. The average weight is 13 — 17 pounds. Deutsche Welle.
Spider monkeys are social animals and in the abundant areas of their territory, they tend to form multi-male groups of up to thirty individuals. The primate is hunted for its meat and is under threat from habitat destruction.
Foraging also occurs in smaller groups, and is usually most intense early in the day. The infant is black for its first six months and completely dependent on its mother. There is no regular breeding season. Spider monkeys do not have specifically determined mating season - they are able to breed throughout the whole year. They tend to feed heavily in the morning and rest for the remainder of the day.
But what about the health of the planet? Sexual maturity is reached at four years of age for females and five years of age for males. Mothers continue to care for their young for the first year of their lives, and often move about with their offspring clinging to their backs.
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