The Lemurine night monkey (Aotus lemurinus) can be found in Central and South America, from Panama to Norht-east Argentina and from Peru to Brazil. They prefer the dense forest with many vines and live in several canopy levels, moving around quadrupedally (with both legs and arms) and only occasionaly touch the ground. Lemurine night monkeys are nocturnal animals and live in groups of 2 to 5 members (one mating, monogamous, pair and their offspring). Female and males look alike and even both take care of their young.
The Colombian night monkey, lemurine night monkey is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the lemurine night monkeyA young / baby of a lemurine night monkey is called a 'infant'. A lemurine night monkey group is called a 'troop, barrel, tribe or cartload'.
Lemurine night monkey habitatsForest, Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland