Nikon Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Photo #30 Red Titi Monkey (EXPLORE)

Red titi monkey Callicebus cupreus cupreus Red titi monkeys are active during the day. They are tree dwelling animals. They like to look for food in the lower parts of the canopy and can be seen socialising with other species of titi monkey. A group consists of a mating pair and their offspring. A mating pair will stay together for life and can be seen with their tails intertwined or grooming each other. Their long tail is not prehensile (adapted for grasping or holding) but will be used for balancing in trees. Red titi monkeys have an elaborate system of communication that includes vocal, visual, smelling and gestures. These gestures are used both for communication between family members and to indicate aggression towards other family groups that are potential competitors. Diet Red titi monkeys eat mainly fruit but will also consume leaves, insects, flowers and figs. Size The average red titi monkey can be up to 45 centimetres(cm) long with a 50 cm tail and weigh up to 14 k...

Technical Details

Nikon D7000
1/160 s
125 mm
800 ISO