Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals

PHOTOS: Black Spider Monkeys Are Blushing With Cuteness

Monkeys make everything better; that’s not a fact but it should be. Meanwhile, here’s some facts about one of our favorite monkeys of all: Black Spider Monkeys!

Black Spider Monkeys are one of the seven species of Spider Monkeys but they rank first in cuteness.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Andre Bartschi

Found in tropical forests in eastern South America, Black Spider Monkeys are the largest of the species but weigh less than 20 pounds and stand no taller than 24 inches.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
M. Watson

They’re best known for their scarlet faces, long tails which are used as an extra limb and hilariously adorable snowman-esque shape.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Nick Gordon

This one loves acting out.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Michel Gunther

Black Spider Monkeys have a lifespan of 33 years but are currently listed as endangered due to deforestation and overhunting.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Joel Sartore

Black Spider Monkeys thrive in moisture and need rainforests to survive.

Black Spider Monkey, endangered, Animals
Staffan Widstrand

Visit www.worldwildlife.org if you want to help in preserving these furry friends.

(featured image via Nick Gordon)

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