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Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey Fact Sheet

  • Latin Name

    Callicebus donacophilus
  • Class

    Mammals
  • Order

    Primates
  • Range

    This small primate species is found in Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.

  • Habitat

    Bolivian gray titi monkeys occupy rain forest habitats, where they live an arboreal lifestyle among the trees.

  • Niche

    Bolivian gray titi monkeys feed on the fruit and leaves they find in the trees of their home, with insects composing a small percentage of their diet.

  • Life History

    The species is monogamous, living in family groups consisting of two-seven individuals. Males contribute to the rearing of new offspring, often carrying them through the canopy. Females typically give birth to one offspring per year.

  • Special Adaptations

    Bolivian gray titi monkeys are often observed twining their tales together as they perch on branches. Scientists believe this behavior helps to enhance a group's social bond.

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