MAMMAL MONDAY #49
Pack your bags, because we’re going to South America today to find a resident of the rainforest! Keep your binoculars and tree climbing gear ready because this primate lives in the trees. Let’s head out on today’s animal adventure!
MEET THE YELLOW-HANDED TITI MONKEY!
Diet: Omnivore: fruit, seeds, insects
Length/Weight: 12-18”/ 2 ¼- 3 ¼ lbs
Conservation Status: common
- Yellow-handed titi monkeys have stocky bodies covered with thick black fur.
- They have a white fur collar around their neck and bright yellow hands.
- Yellow-handed titi monkeys have long bushy tails.
- They are arboreal.
- They live in small family groups.
- Yellow-handed titi monkeys pair bond for life.
- Male yellow-handed titi monkeys help carry the young.
These fluffy little glove wearing monkeys are so cute! Ok, they don’t really wear gloves, but their little yellow hands are great!