25 Most Endangered Primates (Part 2)

25 Most Endangered Primates (Part 2)
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Yellow-Tailed Woolly Monkey (Peru)

This rare monkey is known to live only in a small cloud-forested area of the tropical Andes mountains.

Deforestation for agriculture is the chief threat to the animal's survival, according to a new report.

The species was named one of the 25 most endangered primates in the October 27, 2007, report by the Primate Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union's Species Survival Commission and the International Primatological Society, in collaboration with Conservation International.

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