[Ateles geoffroyi]
  Habitat: Mature rainforest and mountainous forest coasts of Mexico
  Height: 15-25"
  Weight: 12-16 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 27 years
  Gestation Period: 7 to 8 months
  Number of Young: 1
  Conservation Status: Endangered

  

  - Live mainly in the top of the tree canopy and rarely descend to the ground
  - Unlike most primates, spider monkeys have 4 fingers and no thumb
  - Females are generally the dominant sex as they get the choicest food, defend the group and choose with whom to mate

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