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Current status of ateles belzebuth in montane forests of the Peruvian Amazon

  title={Current status of ateles belzebuth in montane forests of the Peruvian Amazon},
  author={Rolando Aquino and Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez and Hugo A. G{\'a}lvez and Silvia D{\`i}az},
  journal={Primate Conservation},
The white–bellied spider monkey, Ateles belzebuth, is one of the seven species that inhabits both lowland and montane forests in the Peruvian Amazon. The lowland populations are locally extinct over a large part of the species range there, but there is very little information on the montane forest populations other than records of some groups in a few localities. The lack of information motivated us to conduct this study to determine the current status of these spider monkeys and identify the… 

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