The Bolivian Squirrel Monkey !!! (Saimiri Boliviensis)By: OliviaGrade 6Fessenden School
Scientific Classification●   Scientific Name: Saimiri Boliviensis●   Kingdom: Animalia●   Phylum: Chordata●   Class: Mamma...
Appearance●   Males are slightly larger and heavier●   Colour -olive, grey, yellow and black●   Skin type - fur●   Size - ...
Habitat●   Bolivia●   Brazil●   Peru●   Tropical jungle●   Close to stream●   High up in the trees
Life Cycle●   They are not born in eggs●   Gives birth to one at a time●   Clings to mothers back from birth●   It will st...
Diet●   Berries/fruits●   Nuts●   Egg●   Small amphibians●   Insects●   Omnivore
Predators● Birds of prey● Snakes● Humans
How does my animal help theenvironment?● It eats insects and small amphibians in  its diet so it helps keep the population...
How do humans interfere   with this species?● Humans cut down trees● Keep them as pets● Which will lower their population
What can be done to help thisspecies?● Stop destroying the trees● Stop capturing them as pets● Which can help increase the...
Fun Facts● Tails are longer than body to help keep  balance● Stay in troops of 500● Have the largest brain of all primates...
References               Websiteswww.ameson.comwww.a-zanimals.comwww.worldanimalfoundation.netwww.wild-facts.comwww.wikipe...
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  1. 1. The Bolivian Squirrel Monkey !!! (Saimiri Boliviensis)By: OliviaGrade 6Fessenden School
  2. 2. Scientific Classification● Scientific Name: Saimiri Boliviensis● Kingdom: Animalia● Phylum: Chordata● Class: Mammalia● Order: Primates● Family: Saimiri● Genus: Squirrel monkey
  3. 3. Appearance● Males are slightly larger and heavier● Colour -olive, grey, yellow and black● Skin type - fur● Size - 25 cm to 36 cm● Weight - 0.75 kg to 1.1 kg
  4. 4. Habitat● Bolivia● Brazil● Peru● Tropical jungle● Close to stream● High up in the trees
  5. 5. Life Cycle● They are not born in eggs● Gives birth to one at a time● Clings to mothers back from birth● It will start sucking milk from birth● 20 days- It will eat solid food● 6 months- Completely grown
  6. 6. Diet● Berries/fruits● Nuts● Egg● Small amphibians● Insects● Omnivore
  7. 7. Predators● Birds of prey● Snakes● Humans
  8. 8. How does my animal help theenvironment?● It eats insects and small amphibians in its diet so it helps keep the population down
  9. 9. How do humans interfere with this species?● Humans cut down trees● Keep them as pets● Which will lower their population
  10. 10. What can be done to help thisspecies?● Stop destroying the trees● Stop capturing them as pets● Which can help increase the population
  11. 11. Fun Facts● Tails are longer than body to help keep balance● Stay in troops of 500● Have the largest brain of all primates● In german they are called "deaths head monkeys"
  12. 12. References Websiteswww.ameson.comwww.a-zanimals.comwww.worldanimalfoundation.netwww.wild-facts.comwww.wikipedia.com BooksSmithsonian Animal - DavidBurnie and Don E,Wilson
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