Ecoparque El Fenix


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Atelidae



 Distribution:   There are 9 different species of spider monkeys. Ecoparque el Fenix is home to the black handed spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi), of which there are 7 recognized subspecies. Spider monkeys …

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Captive Care

 Locomotion When spider monkeys are taken from the wild and sold illegally as pets, they do not experience the forested environment that their bodies have evolved for. Many pet spider monkeys …

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Education is a key component of the conservation goals of  Ecoparque el Fenix. We are very pleased to offer  educational resources for free download to all our supporters. You can download …

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Monkey links

Spider monkey facts:   Educational resources: Monkey photography:     Ecoparque el Fenix is not responsible for any content within the above external links.

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