How has the spider monkey adapted to the rainforest?

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How has the spider monkey adapted to the rainforest?

A New World Monkey:

The spider monkey is a type of New World monkey that lives in the rainforests of Southern Mexico, and Central and South America. It is a type of primate and is an intelligent mammal that has many adaptations so that it can live and thrive in the rainforest.

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A major adaptation of the spider monkey is its long, prehensile tail. A prehensile tail is specialized to be able to firmly grip, allowing the spider...

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Spider monkeys are one of the largest new world monkeys. They live in rainforests and use their long arms, legs, and tails to easily move through the trees. These monkeys are not only unique, but unfortunately, many of them are endangered. In this lesson, you will learn about spider monkeys and how they live.


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