Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey

Unique with this species of primate is that they use their prehensile tail more for balance rather than as an additional limb as is typical of most monkey species around the world. They can be seen jumping from tree to tree high up in the canopy.

Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey
animals, discover nature
December 31, 1969
Amazon Rainforest, Iquitos,
Loreto, Peru, South America