Endangered Black Spider Monkeys

The black spider monkey, also known as Guiana or red-faced spider monkey inhabits the Tropical Rainforest in South America. The black spider monkey has six other species of its kind. It is the largest primate species in all of South America. Today the black spider monkey faces many threats to their existence. One of its greatest adversaries is deforestation. Another, … Read More

Why They Matter: Giant Pandas

Besides being cute and cuddly, pandas play a huge role in the success of their home: the bamboo forest. They do this by eating bamboo and other vegetation while spreading the seeds of the plants they rub against with their fur coat. We call this “pollinating┬áthe forest” which is how every forest rejuvenates over time. Pandas are very good at … Read More