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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


May 27, 2017 Laila Sunde
May 27, 2017 John Chambers
May 27, 2017 Samantha Manso
May 27, 2017 Manuela Nestler
May 26, 2017 Sandra Mell
May 26, 2017 melissa mortenson
May 26, 2017 GENNY DOMEDI
May 24, 2017 Lise Kastigar
May 23, 2017 Melora Jackson
May 23, 2017 Laura Eliana Santos
May 23, 2017 lia schiltmans
May 23, 2017 Monica Daniel-Marshall
May 23, 2017 E Madarasz
May 23, 2017 Shayne O'Brien
May 22, 2017 Gabi Sorrell
May 22, 2017 Ginger Geronimo
May 22, 2017 Marilyn Logan
May 21, 2017 Lorraine Clemens
May 20, 2017 susan miller
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May 19, 2017 Candice Baynes
May 18, 2017 Cher Hester
May 17, 2017 lisa hearn
May 16, 2017 T van Nieuwland
May 16, 2017 robin matere
May 16, 2017 Janice Taylor
May 16, 2017 Diane Hall
May 16, 2017 Alice Becker
May 16, 2017 Linda Meyer
May 16, 2017 Kathryn Gallagher
May 16, 2017 James Kochis
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May 16, 2017 KURT CRUGER
May 16, 2017 Astrid Haigh-Smith
May 16, 2017 Luette Guilmette
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May 15, 2017 Justine WONT KNOW
May 15, 2017 Elena Burankova
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May 14, 2017 Myia Wilkerson
May 13, 2017 Paola Venezia
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May 12, 2017 Stella Gambardella
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May 11, 2017 Alanna Maurina
May 11, 2017 Susan Spangler
May 11, 2017 Dan Michaud
May 11, 2017 Michalla Sutton
May 11, 2017 roberta thornton-howard
May 11, 2017 Valerie Kingins

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