Red-Backed Squirrel Monkey
Scientific and Other Names
The habitat of a squirrel monkey is in the northern part of South America to Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Brazil. There are squirrel monkeys also in Costa Rica and Panama in Central America. The monkey lives in parts of primary and secondary forests and in cultivated areas, usually along rivers and streams. Squirrel monkeys live in trees; they have great skill in moving through the trees. They live in a terrestrial bime.