The Squirrel Monkey is an omnivore, eating mostly fruits and insects.
They live in the tropical forests of Central and South America.
Squirrel Monkeys live together in groups of up to 500 members.
Their life expectancy can be up to 20 years.
Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri) are small primates with short, close fur. They have green coloured shoulders but are a yellowish orange on the rest of their body with white ears and a black mouth.
Population: Squirrel Monkeys are currently not endangered.
Behaviour: They have a number of vocal calls, including warning sounds to protect themselves from predators. Their small body size also makes them susceptible to predators such as snakes.
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