Jackson Creek Middle School
By: Daniel K.
-Scientific Name- Brachyteles arachnoid
-What Woolly Spider Monkey eats?
Seeds, Fruits, and Insects
-Where Woollys Spider Monkeys live?
Undisturbed high forest, including, both low land tropical and
Montana rain forest
-How often Woolly Spider Monkey reproduces?
Dry seasons from May to September
-How many offspring Woolly Spider Monkey has?
twins are rarely born; single young is usually observed
-How many are left of Woolly Spider Monkey?
Estimated at 200~400 individuals
-What efforts are being made to save Woolly Spider Monkey?
Protected by law, may still be taken by hunters in some areas
-What are causing Woolly Spider Monkey?
Since the 1800's the Atlantic coastal forests
of eastern Brazil have suffered a tremendous increase in human population. There has been
widespread, largely uncontrolled forest destruction to make way for agricultural
development. As a result, forests have been devastated, and only a tiny fraction of the
original forests cover remains.
-The Interesting Facts
Gestation period- 7~8.5 months
Many types of kind
Last Updated 2/2/05
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