RME4F0WF–Central American Spider Monkey, Ateles geoffroyi, hanging by prehensile tail, Santa Rosa National Park, Guanacaste
RME12W6X–Feb. 25, 2012 - Bright-Eyed And Bushy Tailed, this prehensile-tailed porcupine surveys his new home at San Diego Wild Animal Park. Five of the animals went to exhibit in the Tropical America Atrium at the 1800-acre wildlife preserve. Prehensile-tailed porcupines are found in the tangled vegetation of forest treetops throughout Central and South America. Their tails, which may reach a length of from 12 to 18 inches (33-45 cm), have a calloused, hairless pad near the tip which enables them to grasp and balance on branches.
RMBPHXW4–The prehensile tail of a seahorse, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
RFHNBXNW–Close-up of a chameleon prehensile, tail
RMBJBR1N–Harvest Mouse (Micromys minutus), climbing using prehensile tail, between wheat stalks
RMEGHYTT–A Mantled howler monkey silhouetted against the sky, grasping with its prehensile tail as it leaps from branch to branch.
RMW7NN45–Yucatan Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra) prehensile tail detail, El Mirador-Rio Azul National Park, Department of Peten, Guatemala, October. Endangered species.
RMJTAGXD–Black-headed Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps) using prehensile tail to hang in tree, SoberanÃa National Park, Panama, Central America. Critically enda
RMFJ66MH–Crested Gecko, Eyelash Gecko, New Caledonian giant gecko (Rhacodactylus ciliatus, Correlophus ciliatus), Prehensile tail of a Crested Gecko, New Caledonia, ╬le des Pins
RMFYYXE1–Prehensile-Tailed Gecko, or Bauer's Chameleon Gecko, Eurydactylodes agricolae. New Caledonia (captive)
RM2ABNBMF–A male (left) and female Dytiscus ('little diver'), a Holarctic genus of predaceous diving beetles that usually live in wetlands and ponds. There are 26 species in this genus distributed in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North and Central America. They are predators that can reduce mosquito larvae.In the centre of the illustration is the prehensile foot of the male. The adults breathe by going to the surface and upending. They collect air under their elytra and are able to breathe this collected air using spiracles hidden under the elytra.
RMDPFRRF–Image of a black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis), using its prehensile tail for support.
RMBP2FTK–Harvest Mouse Micromys minutus. Showing semi-prehensile tail wrapped around leaves of plant.
RM2GDDE12–Closeup of a male prehensile-tailed Brazilian Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis) eating a morsel of food, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, USA
RFEB3E8F–Colombian Black-headed spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps) hanging by his prehensile tail at a Dutch Zoo, collecting fruit
RMAAJN4M–A Chameleon perched on a aloe in the Namib Desert Namibia Its prehensile tail is wrapped round a twig to hold tight
RMAM9JCA–Harvest mouse Micromys minutus feeding on blackberry showing to use of the prehensile tail potton bedfordshire
RME4F0P9–Central American Spider Monkey, Ateles geoffroyi, hanging by prehensile tail, Santa Rosa National Park, Guanacaste
RMRB1JRP–Mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata) hanging from prehensile tail - near Boca Tapada, San Carlos, Costa Rica
RM2B5JD2G–Prehensile Porcupine from General zoology, or, Systematic natural history Vol 2 Mammalia, by Shaw, George, 1751-1813; Stephens, James Francis, 1792-1853; Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver; Griffith, Mrs., engraver; Chappelow. Copperplate Printed in London in 1801 by G. Kearsley
RM2HD3X03–The prehensile-tailed porcupines or coendous (Genus Coendou) Old 19th century engraved illustration from La Nature 1885
RMJ5XJKX–Pacific seahorse, Hippocampus ingens
RFG5538M–A baby Opossum hanging by it's tail from a branch in the woods.
RM2GBWW26–harvest mouse, Micromys minutus sitting on ear of wheat
RMBJBR2F–Harvest Mouse (Micromys minutus), climbing using prehensile tail, between wheat stalks
RMJ3TKDE–Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) on wheat stalks. The mouse relies on it's prehensile tail for balance.
RMW807NE–Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) clinging to a Common hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) flowerhead with its feet and tail after release into the wild, Moulton, Northampton, UK, June.
RM2H13TNB–A Howler Monkey (Alouatta caraya) eating leafs in North Pantanal, Brazil
RMBWC80C–Coiled tail of a Meller's chameleon
RMFYYXD8–Prehensile-Tailed Gecko, or Bauer's Chameleon Gecko, Eurydactylodes agricolae, licking lips. New Caledonia (captive)
RF2HBYFE3–Howler monkey (Alouatta), Las Pumas, Animal Sanctuary, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, Central America
RFJP5GMD–Vintage portrait of common chameleon,arboreal territorial reptile with prehensile tail, crest on the back and skin of variable color from yellow brown to green as response to light and temperature.
RMJF3113–Harvest Mouse Micromys minutus. Smallest European rodent and only one with a prehensile tail, here being used to secure body to vegetation.
RF2ATJYAA–Mossy Prehensile Tail Gecko (Mniarogekko chahoua) camouflaged against a lichen covered branch
RMRWE4HP–Baird's Tapir Tapirus bairdii exhibiting the Flehmen Response, Belize
RMDPFRRH–Image of a black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis)
RMR1R3F9–Young Black headed spider monkey Ateles fusciceps Captive portrait
RF2JJ7KCC–Spider monkey, a primate that has a prehensile tail, very common on the Amazon Forest, Brazil
RMAM9JE2–Harvest mouse Micromys minutus using prehensile tail to hang on to Bramble potton bedfordshire
RFG0G1N2–Young Colombian Black headed Spider Monkey (Ateles fusciceps) hanging by his prehensile tail, swinging on a rope
RMJ5XK19–Pacific seahorse, Hippocampus ingens
RFG5538E–A baby Opossum hanging by it's tail from a branch in the woods.
RMR9E92K–Harvest Mouse; Micromys minutus Single; on Wheat and Campion Devon UK
RMB251B0–Sunny close-up of tendrils on garden peas. Devon, UK
RMJ3TKC0–Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) on wheat stalks. The mouse relies on it's prehensile tail for balance.
RMW7NB2C–Roux's giant gecko (Correlophis sarasinorum), captive, occurs New Caledonia.
RF2H4K4W1–Close-up of a coiled veiled chameleon tail, Indonesia
RMWAK44T–White-faced Capuchin Monkey (Cebus capucinus). Native to Central America. Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
RFW2HB42–Spider monkey is an inhabitant of tropical rainforest of Central and South America with prehensile tails and long limbs. Endangered species, eats leaves, flowers, and insects and live in bands of social animals
RM2A6H4T5–HARVEST MOUSE leaning forward (Micromys minutus ). Leaning forward from dock leaf, semi-prehensile tail grasping Dock seed head.
RFW690YB–Mossy Prehensile Tail Gecko (Mniarogekko chahoua) camouflaged against a lichen covered branch
RF2H507XN–Closeup sideview of juvenile elephant's face with focus on eyelashes, temporal gland, and trunk tip. (Loxodonta africana).
RMDPFRRC–Image of a black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis), walking along a rope