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Scientifice Name: Ateles geoffroyi
When separated, group members will communicate with a sound similar to a whinny. When threatened, males and females scare intruders away with rough barking and wild behavioral displays. They have a variety of other vocalizations.
Spider monkeys are mostly active during the day, and use high forest canopy trees at night as sleeping trees. Groups consist of 2-18 individuals, which are units of larger bands of 15-25 individuals.