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Black Crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey

Saimiri oerstedii (Reinhardt 1872)

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Saimiri oerstedii (Black Crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey) is a species of primates in the family New World monkeys. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are native to The Neotropics. They are diurnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 712 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Black-crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey. View this species on GBIF