Colombian woolly monkey

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Colombian woolly monkey[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Atelidae
Genus: Lagothrix
Species: L. lugens
Binomial name
Lagothrix lugens
Elliot, 1907
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Colombian Woolly Monkey range

The Colombian Woolly Monkey has been around for about 500 years They recognize each other by a scent that each group has.

The Colombian woolly monkey (Lagothrix lugens) is a critically endangered species of woolly monkey from Colombia and possibly also Venezuela.


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 152. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Stevenson, P. & Link, A. (2008). "Lagothrix lugens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 19 January 2012.