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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


Apr 27, 2015 ell hekner
Apr 27, 2015 Anne Pyterek
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Apr 26, 2015 Virginia Skelton
Apr 25, 2015 Anne-Marie Piet
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Apr 25, 2015 Nicole Pans
Apr 25, 2015 Olga Shumova
Apr 24, 2015 Poppy Stewart
Apr 24, 2015 Cheryl Hanks-Hicks
Apr 24, 2015 Taylor Jace Amazing, beautiful creatures that have an absolute RIGHT to this Planet Earth, unlike humans.
Apr 24, 2015 Ivana Soldic
Apr 24, 2015 Deborah Ludwig
Apr 24, 2015 Katy Barraza
Apr 24, 2015 Linda Ilgen
Apr 24, 2015 Erica Koconis
Apr 24, 2015 Jackie Bade
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Apr 24, 2015 Elodie Rodriguez
Apr 23, 2015 Isabel carapeto
Apr 23, 2015 Elizabeth Frost
Apr 23, 2015 Jan Phillips
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Apr 19, 2015 Amanda Ellixson
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Apr 19, 2015 Tina White
Apr 19, 2015 Anne Prost
Apr 19, 2015 Jacqueline Cavallo
Apr 18, 2015 Johanna Kristin Sigurz
Apr 17, 2015 Jacki Hoover
Apr 17, 2015 Tiffany Terry
Apr 17, 2015 Daniel Weinberger
Apr 17, 2015 Mishelle Johnson
Apr 17, 2015 Danielle Halverson
Apr 17, 2015 Susan Tucker
Apr 16, 2015 Faith Kauffmann
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Apr 14, 2015 Sarah Dyson
Apr 13, 2015 karin franssen
Apr 12, 2015 Dana Wong
Apr 12, 2015 Walter Schultz
Apr 11, 2015 izzy presley
Apr 11, 2015 Lydia Lafferty
Apr 10, 2015 Marcie Lewis
Apr 9, 2015 Joanna Hollis Please help all animals.
Apr 9, 2015 Rebecca Harper

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