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Table 3 Non-primate mammal species reported as monkeys during freelisting

From: The ethnoprimatology of the Maijuna of the Peruvian Amazon and implications for primate conservation

Scientific name English common name Local name Number of respondents Percentage of respondents
Potos flavus Kinkajou Chosna 32 64
Sciurus sp. Squirrel Ardilla 15 30
Coendou sp. Porcupine Cashacushillo 13 26
Nasua nasua Coati Achuni 12 24
Choloepus spp. Sloth Pelejo 11 22
Tamandua tetradactyla Tamandua Shiwi 8 16
Eira barbara Tayra Manco 6 12
Didelphis marsupialis Common opposum Zorrito 1 2