Squirrel monkeys live in tropical forests of Central and South America. Central American squirrel monkey is a species that lives in Costa Rica and Panama. This monkey is noisy making many squeals, whistles and chirps as it moves through the canopy.
Central America and Panama - Tropical Forest Canopy
Being omnivorous their diet includes insects, spiders, fruit, leaves, bark, flowers and nectar. It also eats small vertebrates, including bats, birds, lizards and tree frogs.
As of 2008, the Central American squirrel monkey is listed as "vulnerable" due to habitat loss.