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Spider monkeys are one of the most interesting and intelligent animals in the animal kingdom. They're agile creatures, and rely on their long limbs and tail for climbing and balance.

In Central America, though, spider monkeys are in great danger. Human interference poses the greatest threat to these animals, as hunting of their species and logging whittle down the population day by day. Baby spider monkeys are stolen from the mothers and sold on the black market, while the mothers are killed.

Please sign the petition asking the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature to find a solution to the impending spider monkey extinction.

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Dear Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN):

I am writing to address the impending extinction of spider monkeys in Central America if nothing is done to stop the killing of the species.

Human intervention is largely to blame for the peril of the spider monkeys; deforestation and developments systematically obliterate monkey habitat and hunting decimates their species. Mothers and children are also taken, and the babies are sold on the black market while the mothers are killed.

If this continues, the spider monkey will soon face extinction. Please do all you can to ensure a better future for the Central American spider monkeys!

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Jul 27, 2015 Paula Eaton
Jul 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 24, 2015 megan brodie
Jul 24, 2015 Christine Reeder
Jul 24, 2015 Verma Cagno
Jul 24, 2015 Susie Province
Jul 24, 2015 Alison Williams
Jul 24, 2015 Milene Lima
Jul 23, 2015 Mirosław Sulima
Jul 23, 2015 James Thomas
Jul 23, 2015 James Thomas
Jul 23, 2015 Zippora Neitz
Jul 23, 2015 Sandra Downie
Jul 23, 2015 Angela watson
Jul 23, 2015 Dave Hughes Hello My name Dave Hughes from Chatham IL and I say sign the petition to help save those cute little Spider Monkeys I did so you should to.
Jul 22, 2015 DOUG SNYDER
Jul 21, 2015 Beverly Horsfield
Jul 20, 2015 Gjorgji Dzolev
Jul 18, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 18, 2015 Christine Witcher
Jul 17, 2015 Paulinha Russell
Jul 17, 2015 Linda Petro
Jul 17, 2015 Carolyn Bridges
Jul 17, 2015 Florence Ticknor
Jul 17, 2015 Teresa Lechuga Help save these precious animals.
Jul 16, 2015 María Teresa LLonch
Jul 15, 2015 Dewey Jackson
Jul 14, 2015 Cathy Gash
Jul 14, 2015 Celeste Bomar
Jul 14, 2015 amy rasmussen
Jul 14, 2015 Thierry Chartier
Jul 14, 2015 Aurélie Amari
Jul 14, 2015 G.L.M. Geuns
Jul 13, 2015 Mieke Depoortere
Jul 13, 2015 maureen mccoy
Jul 13, 2015 Stephanie Corona
Jul 13, 2015 Jay Frye
Jul 12, 2015 christine burgess
Jul 11, 2015 Lisa Alderman
Jul 11, 2015 Brian Grogan
Jul 11, 2015 pietro rizzi
Jul 11, 2015 vivetta guidetti
Jul 10, 2015 kiran subba
Jul 10, 2015 Elimaris Gonzalez
Jul 10, 2015 ioana badiu
Jul 9, 2015 felicia gonzales
Jul 9, 2015 Victoria Patterson
Jul 9, 2015 sandra de boitselier
Jul 8, 2015 Jade Hannerz
Jul 7, 2015 Susan Sillars

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