How does a spider monkeys tail helps it survive?
the tail helps the spider monkey catch things. it also lets hang on to things
Spider monkeys have extremely long and flexible arms for manoeuvring around the trees. Their toes are long and flexible for having a better grip on tree branches. Spider Monkeys have no thumbs and four long fingers for a hook grip which allows it to swing from branch to branch really easily without falling. The tail is very strong for taking most of the monkey's weight in the trees. Finally the underside of their tail is…
Spider monkeys are primates living in Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. They have comparatively long, spindly limbs and a long prehensile tail. They are tree dwellers and currently endangered due to the loss of natural habitats. A spider monkey is a tropical American monkey of the genus Ateles and have a slender body.
Well it has a prehensile tail to help swing from tree to tree and also it is strong and very flexible, it also has thin fur to keep it cool when it needs to cool down in the rainforest. Unlike any other monkey it doesnt use it's hands to keep balance! It uses it's tail so that tail is very important. Monkeys are a fantastic and I hope you learnt alot
The spider monkey, like all monkeys, is a primate and a mammal. Like humans, the young are born live after a gestation (pregnancy) of about 226-232 days. The spider monkey is named for its long appendages and tail, and its deft swinging motion between trees, not because of any biological relationship to spiders.