any of several tropical American monkeys of the genus Ateles, having a slender body, long, slender limbs, and a long, prehensile tail: some are endangered.
spider monkey
any of several arboreal New World monkeys of the genus Ateles, of Central and South America, having very long legs, a long prehensile tail, and a small head
woolly spider monkey, a rare related monkey, Brachyteles arachnoides, of SE Brazil


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