Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri): A Vintage Lithograph of the Adorable and Social Primate

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Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri): A Vintage Lithograph of the Adorable and Social Primate

This product is a high-quality digital reproduction of a vintage lithograph of Squirrel monkey, also known as Saimiri, the most abundant and vocal of the New World monkeys. You can download a low-resolution image for free or purchase a high-resolution image in pixel or vector format. You can also order various products with the image printed on them, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts.

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Squirrel monkey is a genus of five species of primates that inhabit the tropical forests of Central and South America, from Costa Rica to Bolivia. They are named for their small size and agile movements, resembling squirrels. They have short, soft fur that is mostly olive or gray, with a white face and black muzzle. They have large eyes and ears, giving them a cute and expressive appearance. Depending on the species, they may have a black or orange-red cap on their head. Squirrel monkeys are 25–35 cm (10–14 inches) long, not including the long, non-prehensile tail, which is used for balance. They weigh between 500 and 1100 grams (18 and 39 ounces).

Squirrel monkeys are mostly frugivorous, but they also eat insects, seeds, flowers, and nectar. They live in large groups of up to 100 individuals, but they split into smaller subgroups to forage during the day. They communicate with a variety of vocalizations, such as chirps, whistles, barks, and screams. They are also very social and groom each other frequently. Squirrel monkeys are highly active and playful, jumping and running through the trees at high speed. They are also very curious and intelligent, and can use tools, such as sticks and stones, to obtain food or defend themselves. ¹²

Squirrel monkeys are not threatened, as they have a wide geographic range and a large population size. However, they face some threats from habitat loss, hunting, and the illegal pet trade. They are also used extensively in biomedical research, as they are the first primates to have their genome sequenced and the first to be cloned. ³⁴

This product is a digital reproduction of a vintage lithograph of Squirrel monkey, made with the lithography method. Lithography is a printing process that uses oil and water to create images on a smooth surface, such as a stone or a metal plate. It was invented in 1796 by the German author and actor Alois Senefelder and was initially used for musical scores and maps. ⁵ Lithography can produce detailed and subtle artwork with a range of tones.

You can download a low-resolution image of the lithograph for free, which you can use for personal purposes only. If you want a high-quality image, you can purchase a high-resolution image in pixel or vector format, which you can use for commercial purposes. You can also order various products with the image printed on them, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts. These products are made with durable materials and vivid colors, and they are perfect for decorating your home or office, or for giving as gifts to your friends and family.

If you are interested in the biology and behavior of Squirrel monkey, you can also find more information and related searches on the web. Some of the synonyms and foreign language names for this genus are: Saimiri, Mono ardilla, Singe écureuil, Eichhörnchenaffe, Sincap maymunu, Orava-apina.

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