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Monkeys of the Yasuní

The Monkeys of the Yasuni

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.

Watch Video: Red Tity Monkey. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador

The Monkeys of the Yasuni

Watch Video: Humboldt’s Woolly Monkey Lagothrix lagotricha. Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador

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 lagonotus
  • Black-mantled Tamarin Leontocebus nigricollis
  • Golden-mantled Tamarin Leontocebus tripartitus
  • Ecuadorian White-fronted Capuchin Cebus aequatorialis
  • Ecuadorian Squirrel Monkey Saimiri cassiquiarensis
  • Noisy Night Monkey Aotus vociferans
  • Napo Saki Pithecia napensis
  • Colombian Red Howler Alouatta seniculus
  • White-bellied Spider Monkey Ateles belzebuth
  • Humboldt’s Woolly Monkey Lagothrix lagotricha