home about us travel agencies groups contact us
 Send to a friend
  Home / Ecotourism in Mexico / Monkey Watching in Mexico  
     
  Monkey Watching  
     
  whales

There is wide group of wild mammals as part of the great biological diversity of the ecosystems of the forests in the South of Mexico. Those which are more outstanding are three species of primates. Two of these three species are: the howling monkey (Aloutta palliate mexicana) - brown howling monkey-(Alouatta pigra) - black howling monkey. The specie A. palliata is present in most parts in the South of Mexico, mainly in the region of Los Tuxtlas (to the South of Veracruz). However, the black howling monkey is only found in the State of Tabasco (Northern part of Chiapas) and in the Peninsula of Yucatan. Another specie is the spider monkey which includes the sub specie A. geoffroyi vellerus whose original distribution comprehends from the South of Tamaulipas to Chiapas. In addition, the A. geoffroyi yucatanesis is restricted only to the Peninsula of Yucatan. The Mexican primates haven been directly affected by the disappearance or modification of their habitat. These species are in danger of extinction, which is why the illegal capture or sale of these animals is prohibited.

 
     
  Recommended Sites:  
 
Catemaco in Veracruz Natural reserve of the biosphere Pantanos de Centla,Tabasco
Laguna de Terminos, Campeche Reserve Los Petenes, Campeche
Natural reserve of the biosphere Calakmul, Campeche Adventure through Sierra Sur de Tabasco: Tacotalpa
Natural reserve of the biosphere Ria Lagartos, Yucatan Natural reserve of the biosphere Ria Celestun, Campeche
     
 
     
Travel to Mexico with MexicoTopTravel, Hotel Booking in Mexico, Flights, Package Tours & Corporative Travel
MexicoTopTravel MexicoTopTravel, Homero Ave 203 Floor 10 Col. Polanco Chapultepec,
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo, CP 11570, Mexico DF
, Mexico
Email: info@mexicotoptravel.com.mx, Phone: (52)(55) 12536591
Fax: (52)(55) 33005310
MexicoTopTravel is ASTA & CHTA Member
MexicoTopTravel is ASTA Member     CHTA
©2008 - Grand Caribbean Tourism Corp. All Rigths Reserved. Member ofTopTravelGroup