spider monkey

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spider monkey

1. any of several arboreal New World monkeys of the genus Ateles, of Central and South America, having very long legs, a long prehensile tail, and a small head
2. woolly spider monkey a rare related monkey, Brachyteles arachnoides, of SE Brazil
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Se evaluaron cuatro laringes pertenecientes a ejemplares de primates de las especies: mono arana (Ateles fusciceps), mono capuchino (Cebus albifrons), gibon de manos blancas (Hylobates lar) y lemur de cola anillada (Lemur catta), los cuales fueron donados a la Unidad de Anatomia Veterinaria de la Universidad Santo Tomas, sede Santiago, campus Catemito por el Zoologico del Parque Metropolitano de Santiago, Chile.
(2003) para las zonas de la laguna de Los Condores y rio Chilchos, excepto Ateles chamek.
Os bugios, de modo geral, tem sido citados como taxons relativamente tolerantes as perturbacoes do habitat, uma vez que, encontram-se presentes em manchas nas quais outras especies de primatas, como o macaco-aranha (Ateles Geoffroy, 1806), nao conseguem persistir (Arroyo-Rodriguez & Dias 2009).
The fact that its telos is beyond itself, moreover, explains why kinesis is necessarily imperfect or incomplete (ateles):
The deforestation here has also put wildlife species, like the Azuero spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi azuerensis), under threat.
Levy walk patterns in the foraging movements of spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi).
Bajo estos acuerdos, se prohibe la caceria de la sachavaca (Tapirus terrestris Linnaeus) y de los primates, como los del genero Ateles E.
Tanimoto discovered the largest unprotected virgin cloud forest in Central America, Cerro el Amay, a habitat for multiple endangered species, including the red-listed Highland guan (Penelopina nigra), the endangered black-handed spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi), and the critically-endangered Guatemalan spike-thumb frog (Plectrohyla guatemalensis).