Learn more about the Brumback’s night monkey – with amazing Brumback’s night monkey photos and facts on Arkive. Kingdom: Animalia. Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): Aotus lemurinus brumbacki Hershkovitz, Common Name(s): Brumback’s Night Monkey. Abstract: Karyotypic variability in Aotus suggests at least seven species in the gray-necked group (A. brumbacki, A. griseimembra, A. lemurinus, A. trivirgatus.

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Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Vision Research, 33 Grey-legged night monkey Aotus griseimembra. Color Research and Application, Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.

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Brumback’s owl monkeys (Aotus brumbacki)

Colombian night monkey Aotus lemurinus. These small, Neotropical primates are also unique in that they are naturally resistant to malaria-causing parasites 7 Both the male and female are of a similar size and weight 4. Rodents of Unusual Size. Both sexes disperse once they are between 2.

Brumback’s night monkey

Andean night monkey Aotus miconax. The nightly distance Aotus species will travel is affected by both the availability of food and the level of light; records reveal that individuals travel twice as far when the moon is full, as opposed to on dark nights 8. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Raptors may opportunistically take monkeys during the day if sleeping sites, usually tree holes or thickets of dense foliage, are exposed 4 8. Ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict has also rendered some national parks dangerous to enter, thereby discouraging further scientific research Brumback’s night monkey Aotus brumbacki.


Territorial Describes an animal, a pair of animals or a group that occupies and defends an area.

Aotus monkeys range in colour from grey-tan to brown, with paler orange fur on their stomachs, and can be divided into two groups, grey-necked and red-necked 7. A genus tends to contain species that have characteristics in common. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Secondary rainforest Rainforest that has re-grown after a major disturbance, such as fire or timber harvest, but has not yet reached the mature state of primary rainforest.

Size Male head-body length: The most common predators of Aotus brumbackii include owls, snakes and carnivorous mammals such as big cats. Habitat loss and degradation are thought to be the greatest threats to this species, due to expanding aaotus agriculture, logging and the increasing numbers of cattle ranches 1.

Journal of Human Evolution brumhacki, 18 7: X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The male often carries the offspring, only handing it over to the female to suckle. The species in this genus have brown eyes and specialised brubacki that result in poor colour vision, but provide excellent vision in low light levels, an adaptation to their nocturnal lifestyle 5 6.


Albacore tuna Thunnus alalunga. A territorial brumbzcki, it tends to live in small groups comprised of an adult breeding pair and their offspring 2. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

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Some Aotus monkeys are occasionally removed from the wild for use in malaria research due to their natural resistance, although this is thought to have little impact aorus population size 2. Taxonomy The science of classifying organisms, grouping together animals which share common features and are thought to have a common ancestor. Being predominantly nocturnalAotus species experience reduced competition with other primates for food 8.

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Synonyms Aotus lemurinus brumbacki. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

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