The Brown Spider Monkey Essay

The Brown Spider Monkey Essay

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The brown spider monkey is a species of spider monkey that inhabits areas of the continent of South America. The scientific name of the spider monkey is Ateles, while that of the brown spider monkey is Ateles hybridus. The habitat of the brown spider monkey consists of the undisturbed evergreen rainforests located in the subtropical and tropical lowlands of both Colombia and Venezuela. There are two subspecies of the brown spider monkey, Ateles hybridus hybridus and Ateles hybridus brunneus. (According to_____) Hybridus hybridus inhabits both Colombia and Venezuela in rainforests extending from the right of the banks of the Rio Magdalena River into western Venezuela. The latter subspecies, on the other hand, can only be found in the Colombian geographic departments of Bolivar, Antioquia, and Caldas. Brown spider monkeys reside mainly in the high canopy of the rainforests though they can also be found in the middle and lower strata. To travel the brown spider monkey hangs, swinging from branch to branch, rather than walking or running on all fours. The brown spider monkey is very well...

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