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 […]
May 24, 2020

12 Most Extraordinary Monkeys in Uganda

More than ten species of peculiar Old World Monkeys are found in Uganda. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the adorable saucer-eyed galago to […]
May 20, 2020

15 Unusual Primate Species Found in Uganda

There are 20 primate species in Uganda, consisting of 13 day-walking (diurnal) and seven nocturnal species. They flourish in the country's tropical forest, making Uganda a nation with the highest concentration of primates on the continent. Here are Uganda's most peculiar primates species.