The woolly monkeys include the Lagothrix genus with at least two species and five subspecies.
CONSERVATION STATUS: VULNERABLE
Occupying the lush forests of the Amazon lowlands in Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and possibly parts of Venezuela, the common woolly monkey, also known as Humboldt’s woolly monkey, is a large, charismatic New World primate. They inhabit several different types of forests, including tropical lowland rainforests…
CONSERVATION STATUS: CRITICALLY ENDANGERED
The Peruvian yellow-tailed woolly monkey, sometimes simply referred to as the yellow-tailed woolly monkey, has an extremely restricted geographic range and is found only in a small belt of cloud forest in northeastern Peru. It is restricted to high elevation cloud forests of 4,921–8,858 feet (1,500–2,700 m) above sea level and…