Help us find the endangered Black Spider Monkey!

Black Spider Monkeys

The Black Spider Monkey was last seen in the tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. They are usually seen in Eastern South America, in areas north of the Amazon River. Their height can be from 16-24 inches, while they can be 24-32 inches tall. They can weigh up to 15-19 pounds. The number of black spider monkeys is currently unknown.

The two major threats to the black spider monkeys are:

  • Habitat loss due to timber harvesting.
  • Hunting by humans.
Their arms are things that also make them vulnerable to extinction. They drag on the ground, making them clumsy and vulnerable to predators. Our black spider monkeys are important seed dispensers for various tree species. The reward for saving our species is that there will be more trees in the tropical rain forests, which would help save different species.