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    about Spider Monkeys, I used a book from my library called Macmillan Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia. The editor is Whitfield, Dr. Philip, and the publisher was Macmillan Publishing Company New York, 1984. My subtopic is about the Black Spider Monkey’s habitat, the forest. The Black Spider Monkey’s range is Northern South America to Brazil and Bolivia. The Black and Woolly Spider Monkey frequently swing through the trees and are rarely on the ground and feed in the trees, on fruits and nuts. The Black Spider Monkey can grow to 40-60 cm in the body and it’s tail can grow to 60-80 cm. The Black Spider Monkey has long limbs is the most adept and acrobatic of all new world monkeys (Dr.Philip 64). It’s long legs and arms help it swing in the trees and it uses it’s long strong tail as another limb to hang from tree tops. It doesn’t have a thumb like most monkeys but it doesn’t affect it much considering it uses it’s tail as an extra limb. The Black Spider Monkeys only have one baby on an average of 20 weeks. “The baby is dependent on its mother for about 10 months or so.” The baby for a short period of its life will live on its mother’s back being held until it can depend on themselves to get food and protect themselves. The mother will care for it’s baby until it is 10 months to a year old.…

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    Is the Spider Monkey Worth Saving? There are less than 2,000 packets of spider monkeys left in the world. Also spider monkeys give birth to only one offspring every three to four years. The spider monkey is not worth trying to save. There are many reasons of why they aren’t worth saving. Some of these reasons include money, reproduction, and the activity of spider monkeys. Spider monkeys live in the tropical rain forests of South America. They have long arms and legs for swinging around forest…

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    "?." Does that question mark mean anything to you? That question mark represents the unknown number of Black Spider Monkeys alive. The Ateles Paniscus also known as the Black Spider Monkey is a very unique and interesting species. This endangered animal’s body structure is very interesting, this large primate species which has black glossy hair that covers its’ body, and a red or pink body, and four fingers is very interesting. This animal has a very large and strong tail. This species owns the…

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    Spider monkeys are found in the tropical lowland rainforests from Mexico to South America. Spider monkeys live mainly in the top of the tree canopy. They range from sea level to higher ground. Spider monkeys are also considered to be very intelligent compare to the gorillas. They are also called spider monkeys because they look like spiders when they are hanging by their tail, which is also considered a fifth hand. Their tail is sometimes longer than their body and is used for climbing and…

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    Spider Monkey Phylogeny

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    Introduction Studying the phylogeny of Mesoamerican spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi), in relation to other spider monkeys, has been controversial because studies have failed to agree on what characteristics make these species separate or have failed to present complete taxonomic data. Additionally, researchers found little agreement between the sequence data and the previous taxonomic data, to infer phylogenetic relationships. The researchers who performed this study used mitochondrial DNA…

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    Monkeys live in lots of places around the world. And monkeys have to adapt to their environment by using their body parts. “Monkeys depend primarily on their eyes to gather information about their surroundings” (Monkey). There are some monkeys that use different body parts because they are in different environments. Since there are different environments in the world, some monkeys use different body parts more often than other monkeys. The Snow Monkeys live in the mountains far up North. Since…

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    Capuchin monkeys are some of the most interesting primates of the animal kingdom. It is highly likely that the first time a person encountered a capuchin monkey is not in person, but in a comedy movie featuring a capuchin as the main character’s comedic sidekick or pet. Some people may even adopt capuchins monkeys to raise as pets since they are highly intelligent animals with the ability to be taught skills and instructions. However, researchers often discourage this since capuchin monkeys…

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    Today I gather the Monkey Village and Baboon/Mandrill diets. Philip double check them and we were missing the training grapes so we had to wait until someone grabbed them for us. The meeting was short with very little that was new. The only thing that was new was information about the spider monkey, Debbie. It appears that she is having some issues with food and the medical staff wanted the buffer to service them in the afternoon. Philip got me started on cleaning the exhibits while he…

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    Jacobs runs with two themes: be careful what you wish for and you can't get something for nothing. Jacobs illustrates both themes when Herbert urges his father to wish for two hundred pounds. Everything seems to be going fine the next day until Herbert leaves for work. Not long after he is gone, a strange man comes to their house and informs Mr. and Mrs. White their son has been in an accident involving the machinery he was working with and he was instantly killed. The company Herbert was…

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    Humans Vs Primates Essay

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    Quadrupedalism or knuckle-walking, is where primates have “very strong arms are used to support the upper body weight while positioned on the backs of the finger’s middle phalanges.” For bipedalism, “it’s one of the key features of the human lineage, freeing the hands for carrying and for using and making tools” (Thorpe). The thing that is unique about these two is where the foramen magnum is located at. For apes, monkeys, and similar animals, the magnum is toward the back of the skull, whereas…

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