Ateles geoffroyi geoffroyi


This sub-species of the Black-handed Spider-monkey is native to Nicaragua and parts of Costa Rica and the Guanacaste peninsula.


They inhabit the canopy of rainforests, semi-deciduous forests and mangrove forests.


Mainly feed on fruit, but also eat leaves, seeds, flowers and small animal prey.

Social Interaction

Live in groups that vary from 4-35 individuals.

Conservation Status

Conservation dependent