The Diversity of Monkeys living in the of the Yasuní is very high.
The Monkeys of the Yasuní is one of the most diverse communities of primates ever recorded to live in an area in the neotropics.
The Yasuní Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador is the largest tract of Tropical Rainforest in the Western Amazon Basin, one of the most biologically diverse on the planet.
Within the forest of the Yasuní lives at 10 species of monkeys sharing resources in a single area, something has never been recorded before.
Noise Night Monkey. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador
Red Howler Monkey. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador.
Black-mantled Tamarin. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador.
Here is a list of the Monkeys found in the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve:
- Pygmy Marmoset Cebuella pygmaea
- Saddle-back Tamarin Leontocebus
- Black-mantled Tamarin Leontocebus
- Golden-mantled Tamarin Leontocebus
- Ecuadorian White-fronted Capuchin Cebus
- Ecuadorian Squirrel Monkey Saimiri
- Noisy Night Monkey Aotus
- Napo Saki Pithecia
- Colombian Red Howler Alouatta
- White-bellied Spider Monkey Ateles
- Humboldt’s Woolly Monkey Lagothrix