Monkey

July 6, 2020

Golden Monkey

You can easily guess that the Golden monkey gets its name for its striking golden colouring. The tails of the Golden monkey are bright, vibrant, golden […]
May 25, 2020

Grey-cheeked Mangabey

The grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena), also known as the white-cheeked mangabey, is a greyish-black monkey looking in shape like a small, hairy baboon. It has thick brown […]
May 25, 2020

Black-and-white Colobus Monkey

Colobus comes from the Greek word “mutilated” because colobus monkeys do not have thumbs, unlike other monkeys. Their beautiful black coat strongly contrasts with the long […]
May 24, 2020

L’Hoest’s Monkey

L’Hoest’s monkey (Allochrocebus lhoesti) has a short, dark brown coat with a chestnut colour across the back and a dark belly. Its cheeks are light grey […]
May 24, 2020

De Brazza’s Monkey

De Brazza’s monkey, a spectacular thickset guenon, has a relatively short tail, a hairy face with a reddish-brown patch around its eyes, a white band across […]
May 24, 2020

Red-tailed Monkey

The red-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius) is brownish in appearance with white cheek whiskers, a coppery tail and a distinctive white, heart-shaped patch on its nose, giving […]
May 24, 2020

Blue Monkey

Despite its name, the blue monkey (Cercopithecus mitis) is not noticeably blue; it has little hair on its face that sometimes gives a blue appearance, but […]
May 24, 2020

Vervet Monkey

The vervet is a medium to large-sized, black-faced monkey common in East Africa. There are several subspecies of vervet monkeys, but generally, the body is greenish-olive […]
May 24, 2020

Patas Monkey

The Patas monkey (aka hussar monkey) is one of the terrestrial primates restricted to the dry savanna of north-central Africa. You will likely see it on […]