Rainforest EXPLORER: News & Notes
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Amazon Cam: Squirrel Monkey

Amazon field guide The 'hairy saki' (Pithecia hirsuta) From camera traps in the canopy in Maijunalands on the Rio Napo, Peru Following Laura Marsh's (2014) n...
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Amazon camera trap field guide - hairy saki monkey - YouTube

Amazon field guide The 'hairy saki' (Pithecia hirsuta) From camera traps in the canopy in Maijunalands on the Rio Napo, Peru Following Laura Marsh's (2014) n...
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Possible New Primate Discovered in Peru

Possible New Primate Discovered in Peru | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Last year I spent three weeks with an incredible team of scientists exploring the Tapiche-Blanco watersheds, a remote region in the Peruvian Amazon. Our team was about 200 kilometers from any of the nearest cities--Iquitos, Pucallpa, and Tarapoto--and 40 kilometers from the border with Brazil. The trip was filled with discoveries (three new plants, four new fishes, four new frogs, a savanna habitat none of us expected in this part of Peru) but the biggest discovery was a mystery monkey. 
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Monkeys of the Amazon Rainforest

Monkeys of the Amazon Rainforest | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Blog for SustainableTrip.org.: Monkeys of the Amazon Rainforest
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Who doesn't love monkeys?  Here's a great little overview of the monkeys which call the Amazon home!  

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Amazon camera trap field guide - red howler monkey - YouTube

Amazon field guide The 'hairy saki' (Pithecia hirsuta) From camera traps in the canopy in Maijunalands on the Rio Napo, Peru Following Laura Marsh's (2014) n...
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Monkey medicine revisited - YouTube

Our latest Wellcome Trust funded research at Edinburgh Zoo and University of St. Andrews' Living Links Research Centre attempts to work out why capuchin monk...
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Great example of inquiry and research questions! 

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Endangered monkeys in the Amazon are more diverse than previously thought, study finds

Endangered monkeys in the Amazon are more diverse than previously thought, study finds | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
New research by University of California Los Angeles life scientists and 50 colleagues from the US and six other countries illuminates hidden biodiversity among more than 150 species of monkeys in South America -- many of which are endangered.
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Monkeys Use Mosquito Repellent, Too

Monkeys Use Mosquito Repellent, Too | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
scientists working with capuchin monkeys in South America had often seen the monkeys grabbing certain types of millipedes, crushing them and then massaging the dead insects into their fur.
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