Published March 2005
by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
Markle introduces the woolly monkey, one of the largest monkeys in the rainforests of South America. Using accessible language complemented by engaging photographs, the author describes the habitat, characteristics, importance, and scientific research related to this critically endangered primate. The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species by Sandra Markle is a nonfiction book for children and adults. In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an /5. The Woolly Monkey: Behavior, Ecology, Systematics, and Captive Research (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects Book 39) - Kindle edition by Thomas R. Defler, Pablo R. Stevenson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Woolly Monkey: Behavior, Ecology, . Woolly spider monkey, (genus Brachyteles), also called muriqui, extremely rare primate that lives only in the remaining Atlantic forests of southeastern woolly spider monkey is the largest monkey in South America and is intermediate in structure and appearance between the woolly monkeys (genus Lagothrix) and the spider monkeys (genus Ateles).
Geographic Distribution and Habitat Deep in South America, in the upper Amazon basin, brown woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha) spend their days exploring among the known as the common woolly monkey or Homboldt’s woolly monkey, from Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia on the east into parts of Brazil and up to Venezuela, these tree-dwelling monkeys prefer to live in lowland, primary. Woolly Monkey. The woolly monkey is a medium to large sized primate, that inhabits the tropical forests of north-west South America. The woolly monkey is most well known for its round-shaped head and dense fur that covers the body of the woolly monkey.. Woolly monkeys are found throughout Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and parts of Venezuela where they live an arboreal ific name: Lagothrix Lagotricha. The editors draw together a number of recent woolly monkey studies from three Amazonian countries, including five taxa of woolly monkeys, four of which have recently been reclassified without using new biological criteria as species rather than subspecies (Groves, , ; Rylands & Mittermeier, ). No one knows for sure how many woolly monkeys are left in the wild. But they play a key role in their ecosystem, and without them the rain forest is in trouble. Join scientists on their quest to solve the mysteries surrounding the lives of woolly monkeys before it’s too late. Scan QR codes inside the book to see and hear the monkeys!
The gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) is a woolly monkey species from South is found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. Lagothrix cana gets its common name, gray woolly monkey, from its thick gray coat. Its hands, feet, face and the inside of the arms are dark in color. Two subspecies of Lagothrix cana are known: L. c. cana and L. c. tschudii.L. c. cana is found in both Brazil and Peru Class: Mammalia. The woolly monkey Chepa was kept as a pet in the village of Esperanza, on the lower Tahuayo River. The family has a child who is paralyzed as a result of polio. As part of Dolly’s work with her Angels of the Amazon foundation, Dolly provided special bed, chair and other facilities and services to help the child and. Read "The Woolly Monkey Behavior, Ecology, Systematics, and Captive Research" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Woolly monkeys are large, attractive and widespread primates found throughout many parts of the Amazon basin. It is only Brand: Springer New York. In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species - woolly monkeys. No one knows for sure how many woolly monkeys are left in the wild. But they play a key role in their ecosystem, and.