Bare-eared squirrel monkey (Saimiri ustus)

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Bare-eared squirrel monkey fact file

Bare-eared squirrel monkey description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCebidae
GenusSaimiri (1)

Information on the bare-eared squirrel monkey is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
golden-backed squirrel monkey.
Spanish
Macaco-de-cheiro.
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Bare-eared squirrel monkey status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (November, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Bare-eared squirrel monkey climbing  
Bare-eared squirrel monkey climbing

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