Author 'Nicoledesplat' (Id 125207 ) : 4: The monkey, also called spider monkey is the champion of the movement in the trees. It is an arboreal primate. It is remarkable for the length of its members and that of his tail that measures about 80cm by itself. It is devoid of hair, giving it a good grip. The prehensile tail itself, flexible and sensitive, is used as a real hand, not only to cling to branches, but also to pick fruit and bring them to the mouth. Its interior is the tropical rainforest of South America. As regards his body, it measures 45 to 60cm, tail 50 to 80cm, it weighs 5 to 8kg. They can live 20 years in the wild, 28 years in the park. For the female, gestation lasts 130-145 days, a small in scope. It is frugivorous. Unfortunately the spider monkeys are endangered in their natural environment, due to degradation and mass destruction of their habitat. Good boiled with their cups of "Hair"