Life Span: 15 years in the wild, and about 20 years in captivity
Size: 27-32cm, plus a 35-42cm tail
Weight: 950 grams
Gestation: 150-170 days
Social monkeys: The Bolivian Squirrel monkey is more vocal and social than the Common Squirrel Monkey
Long tail: The long tail of these monkeys assists with their balance as they move through treetops and leap from branch to branch
Never lonely: Squirrel monkey groups can have up to 500 members!
Intelligent species: Squirrel monkeys are believed to be one of the most intelligent species of primate! They are known to have the largest brain to body ratio of all monkeys
Great eyesight: These monkeys have amazing vision and can see in colour, which means that they can spot fruits and other prey with ease.