Spider Monkey

Wild baby spider monkey © Proyecto Asis. CC-BY-SA 2.0.

Classification: Mammal

Groups can be encouraged to choose animals of different classes (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.).

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  • Videos

    Orphaned Spider Monkey (1:28)

    A wildlife rescue center's newest resident, a baby spider monkey, gets special care. (YouTube)

    Swing Through the Trees with Amazing Spider Monkeys (2:49)

    Narrated video of spider monkeys and how they move through trees. Includes links to multiple sites. (YouTube)

  • Portal Texts

    Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India

    by Gerald McDermott

    ISBN-13: 978-0544339187 (F&P level: N)

    The Hatseller and the Monkeys

    by Baba Wagué Diakité

    ISBN-13: 978-0590960694 (F&P level: P)
  • Research Books

    Hang on Monkey! (National Geographic Readers)

    by Susan B. Neuman

    ISBN-13: 978-1426317552 (F&P level: H)

    Monkeys (Amazing Animals)

    by Valerie Bodden

    ISBN-13: 978-0898127423

    Monkeys (National Geographic Readers)

    by Anne Schreiber

    ISBN-13: 978-1426311062 (F&P level: K)

    Spider Monkeys (Monkey Business)

    by Gillian Gosman

    ISBN-13: 978-1448851737
  • E-books on GetEpic.com

    Hang on Monkey! (National Geographic Readers)

    by Susan B. Neuman

    (F&P level: H)

    Spider Monkeys (Animal Safari)

    by Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    (F&P level: M)