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Woolly monkey

Woolly monkey
Lagotricha lagotrix / Woolly monkey

Woolly monkey
Habitat
Tropical rainforest and humid montane forests
Continent
South America
Food
Fruit, leaves, seeds, flowers and small animals
Gestation/breeding period
207 - 211 days
Mode of life
Large social groups
Class
Mammals
Order
Primates

Key facts

~ 65 cm
size

~ 10 kg
weight

~ 30 years
age

How endangered are Woolly monkeys?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Woolly monkey
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

Dresden Zoo is the only place in Germany where you can see woolly monkeys.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
3:30 pm
feeding without commentary


Woolly monkey on the zoo tour

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