Monkeys Starting with V

    Vanzolini’s Bald-faced Saki

    Species Name: Pithecia vanzolinii
    Vanzolini's Bald-Faced Saki (Pithecia vanzolinii) is a species of saki monkey, a species of New World monkey. Vanzolini's bald-faced saki monkey was first cataloged by naturalist Alfonso Ollala in 1936. His account describes a monkey with a long, fluffy tail and golden fur on its limbs.

    Varied White-fronted Capuchin

    Species Name: Cebus versicolor
    The Varied white-fronted capuchin (Cebus versicolor) is a species of gracile capuchin monkey endemic to Colombia. The Varied white-fronted capuchin lives in the lowland rainforests and palm swamps of the Magdalena River Valley in northern Colombia.

    Variegated Spider Monkey

    Species Name: Ateles hybridus
    The Variegated spider monkey or brown spider monkey (Ateles hybridus) is an endangered species of spider monkey, a species of New World monkey endemic to the forests of northwestern Venezuela and northern Colombia.

    Vervet Monkey

    Species Name: Chlorocebus pygerythrus
    The vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) is an Old World monkey of the Cercopithecidae family endemic to southern and eastern Africa. Not only can vervet monkeys skilfully navigate through the treetops, but they can also swim.

    Vieira’s Titi

    Species Name: Plecturocebus vieirai
    The Vieira's titi monkey (Plecturocebus vieirai) is a species of Titi, a New World monkey species native to north-central Brazil. They have bright reddish-brown faces with yellowish cheek hairs.

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