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|Common Name:||Grey-legged dourourcouli||Family:||Aotidae|
|Latin Name:||Aotus trivirgatus||Diet:||Frugivores|
|Native To:||South America||Social Unit:||Group|
|IUCN Red List Status:||Least concern|
Grey-legged douroucouli are the only true nocturnal monkey and inhabit the forests of South America, Their diet consists mainly of fruits, insects nectar and leaves. It is a small monkey with it's body measuing between 27 - 37 inches in length, although it's tail more than makes up for this, in some cases it can be equal to the body length.
They have silvery or dark grey fur over their back, head and legs with three black stripes along it's head. and either a grey or brown underside. They live in family groups comprising of 2 - 5 individuals.Adopt the douroucouli today A great way to support RZSS – buy it for yourself or as a gift for the animal lover in your life!
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