This primate is located in a tropical jungle in Western-Central Africa. Once thought to be a decadent of a baboon or even related to the great apes. It’s is really only a Medium sized primate. The Mandrill is very well recognized by it’s blue multicolored nose and rear end. continue
The spider monkey is found in the tropical jungles of South America, from Southern Mexico to Brazil. The spider monkey generally dos not enter the further southern regions of South America as the terrain becomes mountainous and not to the spider monkey’s taste.There are four different types of spider monkey, all of which are fairly large in size and get to around 50cm tall, plus the spider monkey’s tail which can often grow longer than the spider monkey’s body. continue
Found inhabiting the open grasslands of Central Africa Patas Monkeys are known to be the fastest among its species. Known as the Military Monkey because of their long limbs and short digits, this enables them to run at great speeds up to 35 mph. continue
The Squirrel Monkey is a small species of New World Monkey that is natively found in the forests and tropical jungles of Central and South America. Measuring as little as 25cm from the top of the head to the base of their tail, these tiny primates are more than double that size when including their long tail. Unlike a number of other small monkey species, the tail of the Squirrel Monkey is not prehensile which means that it cannot be used to grip onto branches. continue
Howler monkeys are named and known for the loud, guttural howls that they routinely use at the beginning and end of the day. They are the loudest animal in the New World and while their howl is not a piercing sound, it can travel for three miles through dense forest.
There are 9 different species of howler monkey, found dispersed throughout the tropical jungles of South America. The howler monkey is one of the largest species of monkey found in South America with some howler monkeys growing to nearly a meter long. continue