Rainforest Biodiversity Guide

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Owl Monkey
Owl Monkey

Scientific Name: Aotus trivirgatus boliviensis

Category: Animal

Primary Layer: Canopy

Fun Facts:

  • The only truly nocturnal monkey, Owl monkeys have no color vision.
  • The monkeys live in pairs, birthing only one infant per year. The male is the primarary caregiver.
  • The young will stay with their birth group until about 3 years old.
  • The calls of the small monkeys can be heard for over 500 m.