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5) Meeting the other members of the social group is an important experience for young primates. Here a juvenile spider monkey is contacted by the new infant. Juvenile spider monkey looks at infant on mother's back.

Notes: Juvenile spider monkey looks at infant on mother's back.
Juvenile refers to the years between infancy and adulthood. For spider monkeys this is 1 - 4 years old.
Photo © by: Roy Fontaine

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