Animal Size

Black-capped squirrel monkey size: How big do they get?

How big does a Black-capped squirrel monkey get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) reaches an average size of 30.9 cm (1′ 1″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 802 grams (1.77 lbs). A Black-capped squirrel monkey has 1 babies at once. The Black-capped squirrel monkey (genus: Saimiri) is a member of the family Cebidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The Black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) is a species of New-World monkey native to the upper Amazon basin in Bolivia, western Brazil and eastern Peru. They weigh between 365 and 1135 grams and measure, from the head to the base of the tail, between 225 and 370mm. Black-capped squirrel monkeys are primarily tree-dwelling and are found in both native and plantation forests as well as some farmed areas near running water. Their diet is omnivorous and mostly contains flowers, fruit, leaves, nuts, seeds, insects, arachnids, eggs and small vertebrates.They mostly live in female-dominated troops of around 40 to 75 monkeys, with males having been observed to disperse to live in all-male troops after reaching sexual maturation. Their current conservation status according to the IUCN is ‘Least Concern’. The species belongs to the genus Saimiri and has two subspecies, S. b. boliviensis (the Bolivian squirrel monkey) and S. b. peruviensis (the Peruvian squirrel monkey).

Animals of the same family as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

We found other animals of the Cebidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Black-capped squirrel monkey:

Animals with the same litter size as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Black-capped squirrel monkey:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-capped squirrel monkey

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Saimiri boliviensis: