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Cotton Top Tamarin Robert Franklin Photograpy shutterstock

With a shock of hair like Einstein and sharing a scientific name with one of Greek mythologies’ most tragic characters, the little cotton-top tamarin surely has enough to contend with. Unfortunately, they’re also burdened with being classified as critically endangered. Similar in size to squirrels, these charismatic primates are found in the forests of Colombia. …

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Black headed spider monkey SanderMeertinsPhotography Shutterstock

An action plan for brown-headed spider monkeys Alma Hernandez and her team are working hard in Colombia to gather enough information to create the first National Action Plan for brown-headed spider monkeys. They are only found in a narrow range in northern Colombia, Ecuador and Panama, alongside the seven species of spider monkey living in …

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