NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Andres Link

Visiting Professor Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia


B.Sc. 2000, Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia) M.S. 2005, New York University Ph.D. 2011, New York University




2006. Link, A. and Di Fiore, A. Seed dispersal by spider monkeys and its importance in the maintenance of Neotropical rain-forest diversity. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22: 335-346.

2006. Di Fiore, A., Link, A, and Stevenson, P.R. Scent marking in two western Amazonian populations of woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagotricha). American Journal of Primatology 68: 637-649.

2006. Link, A., Palma, A.C., Velez, A., and de Luna, G. Costs of breeding twins in free ranging white-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth belzebuth) at Tinigua National Park, Colombia. Primates 47: 131-137.

2006. Morales, A.L., & Link, A. The variegated spider monkey (Ateles hybridus) conservation project 2006-2010. Oral presentation at the XXI International Primatological Society (IPS) congress at Entebbe, Uganda. [abstract]

2005. Spehar, S., Link, A., and DiFiore, A. Patterns of male and female range use in White-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador. American Journal of Primatology 66(S1): 118. [abstract]

2005. Link, A., DiFiore, A. and Spehar, S. Predation risk affects subgroup size in spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) at Yasuní National Park, Ecuador. VI Congress of the Asociacion Primatologica Española at Madrid, Spain.

2004. Link, A., Spehar, S. and DiFiore, A. Sex differences in behavior of sympatric woolly monkeys and spider monkeys at Yasuni National Park, Ecuador. Folia Primatologica 75(S1): 294-295.

2004. Link, A. Insect eating by spider monkeys. Neotropical Primates 11(2): 104-107.

2004. Link, A., and P. Stevenson. Fruit dispersal syndromes in animal disseminated plants at Tinigua Park, Colombia. Revista Chilena Historia Natural 77: 319-334.