Habitat Tropical humid forest of Brazil, South America Trees Prefer mature primary forest Some habitats have been cut down heavy vine growth dense lowland forest
Food and Water Eat plants, sweet pulpy fruit, insects, small lizards, nuts, flowers, birds, juicy leaves Drink water by juicy leaves, rivers, swamps, mothers milk Eat nectarine
Daily behavior Eat during day pack is called a troop 12-14 individuals 5-6 children 100 acres of there territory A male is the leader Groom each others fur fathers carry babys Always watching for predators mostly climb trees
Family Structures Have one baby at a time older monkeys babysit young first month stay with the male monkeys nest together male raises young mother feeds milk to young
Interesting facts rarest monkey in the world 2 babies at a time live in heard some weigh more than 100 pounds live more than 40 years have claws have long fingers have rare reproductive patterns
Bibliography Melissa, McDaniel, Monkeys,New York, Benchmark books, c 2004
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