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Central American Squirrel Monkey

Saimiri oerstedii

Description:

monkey/lemur sighted in Costa Rica

Habitat:

Rainforests

2 Species ID Suggestions

Nikiterrio
Nikiterrio 9 years ago
Common Squirrel Monkey (Беличий Саймири)
Saimiri sciureus
Central American Squirrel Monkey
Saimiri oerstedii Central American Squirrel Monkey


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5 Comments

lindistar
lindistar 9 years ago

Lovely picture! Much better than my attempt at the monkey pictures!!

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

:)

lbikoss
lbikoss 9 years ago

Thank you

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

If he was spot in Costa Rica (wild), it's definitely an oerstedii, Saimiri sciureus is native to South America only.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Squi...

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Yes, it is a Saimiri oerstedii and it is listed as Vulnerable.

lbikoss
Spotted by
lbikoss

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 8, 2006
Submitted on Mar 8, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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