Goeldi’s Monkey

Goeldies Monkey with baby at Wingham Wildlife Park by Les Willis

Size

This monkey has a body length of around 8 inches, with the tail adding a further 12 inches or so to its size

Habitat and Distribution

This species lives in rainforests through the upper amazon basin regions of Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador and Peru.

Age

This species generally lives for around 10 years in captivity.

Diet

This species feeds on a variety of food items including fruits, sap and a large number of insects.

Groups and Breeding

This species will give birth to a single baby per year after a gestation of 140 to 180 days.