Brown Monkeys


    Brown Monkeys

    Many brown-colored monkeys are critically endangered by the IUCN. Most of the brown monkeys hail from South America. Brown Howler, Brown-backed Bearded Saki, and Brown-mantled Tamarin are a few examples of different types of brown monkeys.

    Brown Monkeys

    Explore all brown monkeys in the primates’ order below.

    Agile Mangabey

    Species Name: Cercocebus agilis
    Skin Color(s): Golden Brown, gray, dark Brown or soft black
    The Agile Mangabey is another Old-World monkey of the White-Eylid Mangabey group mainly found in swampy forests. Due to habitat loss, mangabeys are now listed as endangered, both male and female.

    Allen’s Swamp Monkey

    Species Name: Allenopithecus nigroviridis
    Skin Color(s): Brown, gray and green
    Allen's swamp monkeys are small, stocky monkeys with gray to brown fur and long tails. These highly social primates live in the swamp forests of central Africa, where they mostly spend their time in the trees. It was named after Joel Asaph Allen, an American zoologist.

    Aracá Uakari

    Species Name: Cacajao ayresi
    Skin Color(s): Reddish Brown
    The Aracá uakari, also called the Ayres black uakari, is a newly described monkey species endemic to the northwestern Brazilian Amazon. The species was found by Jean-Philippe Boubli of the University of Auckland after following local Yanomamo Indians on their hunts along the Aracá River, a northern tributary of the Negro River.

    Arunachal Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca munzala
    Skin Color(s): Yellowish-Brown
    The Arunachal macaque is a comparatively sizeable brown primate with a relatively short tail. Arunachal macaques were first classified into Cercopithecidae's taxonomy in 2005 by primatologists Madhusudan and Mishra.

    Ashy Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus tephrosceles
    Skin Color(s): Black, dark grey, reddish Brown
    The Ashy-red Colobus or Ugandan red Colobus is an endangered species of red Colobus endemic to Eastern Africa. Like other colobus monkeys, Ashy Red has small thumbs that allow it to comfortably grip branches and swing nimbly through the canopy. In 2001, the ashy-red Colobus was recognized as a separate species.

    Assam Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca assamensis
    Skin Color(s): Yellowish-grey and dark Brown
    The Assam macaque, also known as Assamese macaque, is a macaque of the Old-World monkey family endemic to South and Southeast Asia. Assam is another state in India. Eating everything from fruits to 55 types of flowers, leaves, seeds, and bark, these macaque monkeys adapt their diet to suit their habitat.

    Bald Uakari

    Species Name: Cacajao calvus
    Skin Color(s): Orange, Brown, red
    The bald uakari is an Amazon primate with special traits: it has a glossy red bald face, a short tail, and reddish fur. This monkey is highly specialized and is mainly found in palm habitats. The conspicuous crimson color is caused by blood flow under the skin, specifically a thinner epidermis with a higher concentration of capillaries on the face.

    Bale Monkey

    Species Name: Chlorocebus djamdjamensis
    Skin Color(s): Dark Brown
    The Bale monkey, also called the Bale Mountain Vervet, is an endangered, forest-dwelling arboreal primate restricted to a small range in the southern highlands of Ethiopia. The bale monkey depends primarily on a single species of bamboo (Arundinaria Alpina) and favors a bamboo forest habitat. These African primates feature small round heads, and their bodies are covered with a layer of dark-brown fur.

    Barbary Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca sylvanus
    Skin Color(s): Light yellowish Brown
    The Barbary macaque, also called the Magot macaque, is a macaque endemic to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco and Algeria and a small introduced population in Gibraltar. Before the Ice Age, they inhabited the Mediterranean coasts and most of Europe, as far away as the British Isles and Germany.

    Bearded Capuchin

    Species Name: Sapajus libidinosus
    Skin Color(s): Golden-yellow, dark-Brown
    The bearded capuchin, also called the black-striped capuchin, is a New World monkey in the Cebidae family. They are found in central and northern Brazil. Until recently, the bearded capuchins were considered a subspecies of Tufted Capuchins.

    Black Capuchin

    Species Name: Sapajus nigritus
    Skin Color(s): Black, Brown
    The black capuchin, also called the black-horned capuchin, is a capuchin monkey native to the Atlantic rainforest of southeastern Brazil and extreme northeastern Argentina. The black capuchin was originally called Cebus nigritus or Cebus apella nigritus. Although this has changed, many sources still name the black capuchin as part of the Cebus genus.

    Black Howler monkey

    Species Name: Alouatta caraya
    Skin Color(s): Black or yellow-Brown
    Alouatta caraya is found in the tropical rain forests of central South America, extending through eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, southern Brazil, and northern Argentina. Alouatta Caraya monkeys are sexually dimorphic, with males weighing an average of 6.7 kg and females an average of 4.4 kg.

    Black Sumatran Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis sumatrana
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gray, medium-gray
    The black Sumatran langur is a species of monkey in the Cercopithecidae family that is endemic to Indonesia's Sumatra Island. Presbytis sumatrana was once considered a subspecies of Sumatran Surili. Still, genetic analysis has shown it to be a distinct species.

    Black-capped Squirrel Monkey

    Species Name: Saimiri boliviensis
    Skin Color(s): Gray to olive-Brown hue
    The black-capped squirrel monkey is a New-World primate species endemic to the upper Amazon basin in Bolivia, eastern Peru, and western Brazil. Primarily, black-capped squirrel monkeys are arboreal and found in native and plantation forests and some managed areas close to running water.

    Black-Crested Sumatran Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis melalophos
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gray
    The black-crested Sumatran langur (Presbytis melalophos), also called the Mitred leaf monkey, is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. The black-crested Sumatran langur, Raffles' banded langur, Sarawak surili, and black-and-white langur were formerly considered subspecies of Presbytis melalophos.

    Black-footed Gray Langur

    Species Name: Semnopithecus hypoleucos
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gray
    The black-footed gray langur is an Old-World monkey, one of the langur species. Like other gray langurs, this species is a leaf-eating monkey in southern India. The black-footed gray langur is distributed throughout southwestern India (Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa) but is concentrated in the Western Ghats.

    Black-Tailed Marmoset

    Species Name: Mico melanurus
    Skin Color(s): Dark Brown
    The black-tailed marmoset is a New-World monkey species native to central South America. It is distributed from south-central Amazonia in Brazil to the Chaco far north of Paraguay. Black-tailed marmosets are arboreal and diurnal, using their claws for tree climbing.

    Bonnet Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca radiata
    Skin Color(s): Gray or golden-Brown
    The Bonnet Macaque, also called Zati, is a species of macaque native to southern India. Bonnet macaques get their common name from a unique feature: a hood-like tuft of hair that extends from the top of their head, much like a tuft of dry grass. Their marble-round eyes look out into the world with a very expressive forehead.

    Bouvier’s Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus bouvieri
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-red
    Bouvier's Red Colobus was rediscovered in 2015 in the Republic of Congo after four decades without confirmed sightings. These African primates live in the swampy forests surrounding the Congo River, between the mouths of the Oubangui and Alima rivers.

    Brazilian Bare-Faced Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus bicolor
    Skin Color(s): Brown, black, or silver
    The pied tamarin, also known as the pied bare-faced tamarin or Brazilian bare-faced tamarin, has one of the smallest home ranges of any primate in the world, located in and around the port city of Manaus.

    Brown Howler Monkey

    Species Name: Alouatta guariba
    Skin Color(s): Brown, reddish-orange or black
    The brown howler monkey, also called the brown howler monkey, is a species of New World monkey that lives in the forests of southeastern Brazil and northeastern Argentina. Despite the common name "brown howler", its color is remarkably variable, with some individuals mainly appearing black or reddish-orange.

    Campbell’s Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus campbelli
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-yellow and white
    Campbell's Mona monkey, also called the Campbell's monkey or Campbell's guenon is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. The species was named after Henry Dundas Campbell in 1838.

    Capped Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus pileatus
    Skin Color(s): Gray, Brown, or black
    The capped langur is a type of monkey in the Cercopithecidae family. These langurs can vary in appearance. This Asian primate gets its name from the thick hairs on the top of the head, typically gray or black.

    Cat Ba Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus poliocephalus
    Skin Color(s): Black or dark Brown
    The white-headed langur, also called the Cat Ba langur, is an endangered species of langur native to Guangxi, China. Cat Ba langurs are comfortable in trees or ground but prefer steep cliffs where humans can't set foot.

    Central American Squirrel Monkey

    Species Name: Saimiri oerstedii
    Skin Color(s): Yellow Brown
    The Central American squirrel monkey also called the red-backed squirrel monkey, is a squirrel monkey type native to the Pacific coast of Panama and Costa Rica. Central American squirrel monkeys spend most of their lives in the middle and upper layers of the tree canopy.

    Chacma Baboon

    Species Name: Papio ursinus
    Skin Color(s): Light gray or dark olive-Brown
    Like all other baboons, the Chacma baboon, the Cape baboon, belongs to the Old-World monkey family. Chacma baboons have a habit of flipping over rocks in search of food. So, it's pretty easy to spot where a group of Chacmas once foraged.

    Common Marmoset

    Species Name: Callithrix jacchus
    Skin Color(s): Grayish Brown
    The common marmoset, also known as white-tufted-ear marmoset or white-tufted marmoset, is a type of New World monkey. As they have adapted to life at the forest edge of southeastern Brazil, common marmosets have also learned to take advantage of the region's plantations.

    Cotton-Top Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus oedipus
    Skin Color(s): Brown
    The cotton-top tamarin is another small New-World primate found at the edge of tropical and secondary forests in northwestern Colombia. The common names "cotton-headed tamarin" and "cotton-top tamarin" are derived from the white hairs that spread across the head and flow down the neck.

    Crab-Eating Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca fascicularis
    Skin Color(s): Gray or red-Brown
    The crab-eating macaque also called the long-tailed macaque and known in laboratories as the cynomolgus monkey, is a primate monkey endemic to Southeast Asia. Crab-eating macaque macaques live in multi-male groups comprising around 30 members.

    Crested Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus pogonias
    Skin Color(s): Brown
    The crested mona monkey, also called the golden-bellied monkey, golden-bellied guenon, or crowned guenon, is a species of African primate in the Cercopithecidae family in west-central Africa. Like many species of Cercopithecus, the crested mona monkey has large cheek pouches that it fills with seeds and fruit while foraging for food.

    Cross Marked Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis chrysomelas
    Skin Color(s): Gray-black or Brown
    The Sarawak surili, also known as Cross-marked Langur, is a monkey species in the Cercopithecidae family. The Sarawak surili was once considered widespread but has declined significantly due to habitat and loss persecution.

    Drill

    Species Name: Mandrillus leucophaeus
    Skin Color(s): Dark grey-Brown
    The Drill is a primate in the Cercopithecidae family (Old-World monkeys), related to baboons and even more closely to mandrills. Like mandrills, drills are highly social animals that live in groups of around 20 individuals with multiple males and females, with one male dominating reproductive decisions.

    Emperor Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus imperator
    Skin Color(s): Gray
    The Emperor Tamarin is a species of tamarin named for its resemblance to the German Kaiser Wilhelm II. It lives in the states of Acre and Amazonas, western Brazil, and the southwestern Amazon basin.

    Formosan Rock Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca cyclopis
    Skin Color(s): Dark gray to Brown
    The Formosan rock macaque also called the Taiwanese macaque, or Formosan rock monkey, is a macaque native to the island of Taiwan. Aside from humans, Formosan rock macaques are the only native primates living in Taiwan.

    Gelada

    Species Name: Theropithecus gelada
    Skin Color(s): Brown
    The gelada often called the gelada baboon, or the bleeding-heart monkey, is an Old-World monkey found only in the Ethiopian highlands. Geladas aren't territorial, and it is not unusual to find congregations of separate groups foraging together when conditions are favorable.

    Geoffroy’s Spider Monkey

    Species Name: Ateles geoffroyi
    Skin Color(s): Black, Brown, or reddish
    Geoffroy's spider monkey also called the Central American spider monkey or black-handed spider monkey, is a species of spider monkey. The species name geoffroyi is honored by Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, a French naturalist.

    Geoffroy’s Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus geoffroyi
    Skin Color(s): Black-Brown-yellow
    Geoffroy's tamarin, also called the Panamanian tamarin, red-crested tamarin, or rufous-naped marmoset tamarin, is a tamarin, a small monkey found in Colombia and Panama. In what may seem like a role reversal in many monkey species, Geoffroy's tamarins are led by the oldest female in a group.

    Goeldi’s Monkey

    Species Name: Callimico goeldii
    Skin Color(s): Black or dark Brown
    Goeldi marmoset or Goeldi monkey is a small South American New-World monkey living in the upper Amazon basin region of Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru. Goeldi marmosets generally stay less than 5 meters from the forest floor, moving to higher elevations for fruit.

    Golden-Bellied Capuchin

    Species Name: Sapajus xanthosternos
    Skin Color(s): Light or dark Brown
    The golden-bellied capuchin (Sapajus xanthosternos), also called the buff-headed or yellow-breasted capuchin is a New World monkey species. They spend much time grooming one another for socialization, with the alpha species receiving the most attention.

    Golden-Bellied Mangabey

    Species Name: Cercocebus chrysogaster
    Skin Color(s): Brown, black, white, or gray
    The golden-bellied mangabey (Cercocebus chrysogaster) is a gregarious Old-World monkey found in humid, swampy forests south of the Congo River. Golden-bellied mangabeys are a migratory and social species, moving in groups of 8 to 30 members.

    Guianan Brown Capuchin

    Species Name: Sapajus apella
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gray
    The tufted capuchin (Sapajus apella), also called the pin monkey, Guianan brown capuchin, or black-headed capuchin is a New World monkey native to South America and the Caribbean islands of Margarita and Trinidad.

    Guianan Saki

    Species Name: Pithecia pithecia
    Skin Color(s): Black to Brownish-gray
    The white-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia), also known as the golden-faced saki, Guianan saki, and Guyana saki, is a New World saki monkey species. Typically, they have a lifespan of around 14 years in the wild and have lived up to 36 years in captivity.

    Guianan Weeper Capuchin

    Species Name: Cebus olivaceus
    Skin Color(s): Off-white to pale buff
    The wedge-capped capuchin (Cebus olivaceus), also known as Guianan weeper capuchin, is a capuchin monkey native to South America. Wedge-capped capuchins get their name from a black triangle of dark fur centered on their forehead.

    Guinea Baboon

    Species Name: Papio papio
    Skin Color(s): Reddish-Brown
    The Guinea baboon (Papio papio) is a baboon of the Old World monkey family. When walking, these baboons support their weight on the bottom of their toes in front and on the entire sole of their feet.

    Hamadryas Baboon

    Species Name: Papio hamadryas
    Skin Color(s): Grayish-Brown to olive-Brown
    The Hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas) is a baboon species in the Old World monkey family. The Hamadryas baboon was a sacred animal to the ancient Egyptians. It appeared in various roles in ancient Egyptian religion, hence its alternative common name, "sacred baboon".

    Highland Mangabey

    Species Name: Rungwecebus kipunji
    Skin Color(s): Light or medium Brown
    The kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji), also called the highland mangabey, is an Old World monkey inhabiting the upland forests of Tanzania. Kipunji is active during the day and mostly confine their activity to trees and rarely reach the ground.

    Hooded Capuchin

    Species Name: Sapajus cay
    Skin Color(s): Light to dark Brown
    The Azaras capuchin or hooded capuchin (Sapajus cay) is a robust capuchin species. It is found in northern Argentina, southeastern Bolivia, eastern Paraguay, and Brazil. Its habitat consists of humid, subtropical, semi-deciduous, gallery forests and forests in the Pantanales.

    Humboldt’s White Capuchin

    Species Name: Cebus albifrons
    Skin Color(s): Light Brown
    Humboldt's white capuchins, also known as white-fronted capuchins, are a species of New-World monkeys and one of the smallest capuchin groups. Humboldt’s squirrel monkeys are usually led by a dominant male and female.

    Humboldt’s Woolly Monkey

    Species Name: Lagothrix lagothricha
    Skin Color(s): Gray, black, and Brown
    Humboldt's woolly monkey, common woolly monkey, or brown woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) is a woolly monkey endemic to South America. Humboldt's woolly monkeys can show subtle mood swings and intentions with various facial expressions.

    Japanese Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca fuscata
    Skin Color(s): Brownish gray, yellowish Brown
    The Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata), also called the snow monkey, is a terrestrial Old World species of monkeys endemic to Japan. Japanese macaques from southern regions generally weigh less than those in northern regions of higher altitudes, where there is more snow during the winter months.

    Lomami Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus parmentieri
    Skin Color(s): Reddish-Brown
    The Lomami red colobus (Piliocolobus parmentieri) is native to central Africa. The Lomani red colobus monkey has a restricted range in the lowland rainforest between the Lomani River and the Lualaba River in the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    Lowe’s Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus lowei
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-yellow
    Lowe's Mona monkey (Cercopithecus lowei) is an Old-World monkey in the Cercopithecidae family found from Ghana to the Ivory Coast. Lowe's Mona monkeys generally consist of one male and several females.

    Midas Tamarin

    Species Name: Saguinus midas
    Skin Color(s): Dark Brown or black
    The Midas tamarin (Saguinus midas), also called the red-handed tamarin or golden-handed tamarin is a New-World monkey in the Callitrichidae family. Midas tamarin is also known as golden tamarin or red-handed tamarin. This attests to the remarkably vivid colors of the feet and hands.

    Mitered Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis mitrata
    Skin Color(s): Gray or Brown
    The mitered langur has brown or gray fur on its back, darker, while it is even darker on its belly and the arms, legs, and tail. These Indonesian primates live in groups of 1 male with 5 to 17 females.

    Mona Monkey

    Species Name: Cercopithecus mona
    Skin Color(s): Red-Brown to Brown-agouti
    The Mona monkey (Cercopithecus mona) is an Old World monkey living between Cameroon and Ghana in West Africa. Mona monkeys live in large groups of 5 to 50 individuals.

    Moor Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca maura
    Skin Color(s): Light Brown to a dark Brown
    The moor macaque (Macaca maura) is a brown/black haired macaque with a pale rump and bare pink rump skin. Moor macaques appear to be a relatively tolerant macaque species, showing low levels of aggression between group members.

    Moustached Guenon

    Species Name: Cercopithecus cephus
    Skin Color(s): Blackish-Brown
    The mustached monkey or moustached guenon (Cercopithecus cephus) is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. Moustached monkeys take regular paths through the branches, with each monkey following the next along the same path.
    Gray Monkeys

    Nepal Gray Langur

    The Nepal gray langur (Semnopithecus schistaceus) is a gray langur native to the Himalayas of Nepal, extreme southwestern Tibet, northern Pakistan, northern India, Bhutan, and possibly Afghanistan. The Nepal gray langur is both terrestrial and arboreal.

    Northern Muriqui

    Species Name: Brachyteles hypoxanthus
    Skin Color(s): Light Brown to gold
    The northern muriquí (Brachyteles hypoxanthus) is an endangered species of woolly spider monkey or muriquí endemic to Brazil. When searching for fruit and leaves in tall trees, these monkeys use their tails for support.

    Northern Pig-tailed Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca leonina
    Skin Color(s): Buff-Brown
    The northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) is a macaque species in the Cercopithecidae family. Typical of this group of Old World monkeys, northern pig-tailed monkeys are gregarious, living in social groups of 9-81 individuals.

    Oustalet’s Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus oustaleti
    Skin Color(s): Black, dark gray, to reddish-Brown
    (Piliocolobus oustaleti) is another species of red colobus that lives in various forest types in the southern Central African Republic, southern South Sudan, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northeastern Congo.

    Pagai Island Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca pagensis
    Skin Color(s): Dark Brown
    The Pagai island macaque (Macaca pagensis), also called the Pagai or Bokkoi macaque is an Old-World monkey native to the Mentawai Islands on the west coast of Sumatra. Groups of Pagai Island macaques consist of approximately 5 to 25 individuals.

    Pale-Thighed Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis siamensis
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gray
    The pale-thighed surili (Presbytis siamensis), also called the white-thighed langur, is a primate species in the Old World monkey family (Cercopithecidae). Pale-thighed langurs are savvy herbivores; it's fun to say they only eat plants and have a fussy palate, with a preference for young leaves, seeds, and fruits.

    Pig-tailed Langur

    Species Name: Simias concolor
    Skin Color(s): Blackish-Brown
    The pig-tailed langur (Simias concolor), monotypic in the Simias genus, is a great Old-World monkey native to several small islands off Sumatra, Indonesia. Adult pig-tailed langurs have black faces and small, turned-up noses.

    Popa Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus popa
    Skin Color(s): Dark-Brown or grey-Brown
    Popa langur (Trachypithecus popa) is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family. It occurs exclusively in Myanmar. The species is named after Mount Popa, where a population of 100 monkeys lives.

    Proboscis Monkey

    Species Name: Nasalis larvatus
    Skin Color(s): Reddish-Brown
    The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) is an Old World arboreal species with an unusually large nose, reddish-brown skin color, and a long tail. The proboscis monkey is a large species and one of the largest old-world monkey species native to Asia.

    Pygmy Marmoset

    Species Name: Cebuella pygmaea
    Skin Color(s): Brownish-gold, gray, and black
    The pygmy marmoset (smallest monkey), genus Cebuella, is a small genus of New-World monkeys endemic to the tropical rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. Pygmy marmosets are also highly territorial, using scent glands to mark territories of up to 100 hectares.

    Red-eared Guenon

    Species Name: Cercopithecus erythrotis
    Skin Color(s): Banded Brown and pale
    The red-eared guenon (Cercopithecus erythrotis), also called the russet-eared guenon or red-eared monkey is endemic to the tropical and subtropical lowland rainforests of Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and Cameroon.

    Rhesus Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca mulatta
    Skin Color(s): Brown or grey
    The rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), commonly known as the rhesus monkey, is a species of Old-World monkey. Rhesus monkeys are diurnal animals, both arboreal and terrestrial.

    Robust Capuchin Monkey

    Species Name: Sapajus robustus
    Skin Color(s): Brownish red or yellowish Brown
    Robust capuchin monkeys, also called crested capuchin monkeys, are capuchin monkeys of the Sapajus genus. Some crested capuchin species are known to use stone tools in the wild. These are used to crack nuts and other seeds, dried fruits, and even oysters.

    Shortridge’s Capped Langur

    Species Name: Trachypithecus shortridgei
    Skin Color(s): Gray, Brown, or black
    The Shortridge's capped langur (Trachypithecus shortridgei) is a colobine primate inhabiting low to medium evergreen and semi-evergreen forests east of the Chindwin River in northeastern Myanmar and southwestern Myanmar, China, in the Nu and Dulong valleys.

    Southern Muriqui

    Species Name: Brachyteles arachnoides
    Skin Color(s): Grayish-golden
    The southern muriqui or woolly spider monkeys (Brachyteles arachnoides) are scattered across southeastern Brazil, from Bahia north to Sao Palo south. The southern muriqui is one of the largest primates in South America, with males weighing around 15 kg and females around 12 kg.

    Stump-tailed Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca arctoides
    Skin Color(s): Sandy to dark Brown
    The stump-tailed macaque, also known as the bear macaque, is an Old World monkey endemic to Cambodia, northeastern India, southwestern China, Myanmar, and Laos, from northwestern Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand.

    Sunda Pig-Tailed Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca nemestrina
    Skin Color(s): Light Brown
    The pig-tailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina), also called the Sundaland pig-tailed macaque and Sunda pig-tailed macaque is a medium-sized macaque native to southern Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Pig-tailed macaques also have long legs and hairless snouts.

    Tantalus Monkey

    Species Name: Chlorocebus tantalus
    Skin Color(s): Yellowish Brown
    The tantalus monkey (Chlorocebus tantalus) is an Old World monkey endemic to Africa, ranging from Ghana to Sudan. It was initially described as a subspecies of Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops). Tantalus monkeys are very similar to vervet monkeys but are smaller in size.

    Tarai Gray Langur

    Species Name: Semnopithecus hector
    Skin Color(s): Grayish-Brown
    The Tarai gray langur (Semnopithecus hector) is an Old-World monkey and was once thought to be a subspecies of the northern plains gray langur. The Latin name for Tarai gray langurs is inspired by Hector, the prince of Troy.

    Thollon’s Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus tholloni
    Skin Color(s): Slatey-grey or dark Brown
    The Thollon's red colobus (Piliocolobus tholloni), also called the Tshuapa red colobus, is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Lower Republic of the Congo. It was recognized as a separate species by Dandelot in 1974, followed by Groves in 2001.

    Tibetan Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca thibetana
    Skin Color(s): Gray to Brown
    The Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana), also called the Chinese stump-tailed macaque is a macaque native to eastern Tibet, eastern Guangdong, and northern Shaanxi in China. Tibetan macaques are the largest of the macaques and have a strong, muscular build with dense fur that ranges in color from gray to brown.

    Toque Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca sinica
    Skin Color(s): Golden or orange-Brown to yellowish or olive
    The toque macaque (Macaca sinica) is a red-brown Old World monkey endemic to Sri Lanka, known as the rilewa or rilawa. Its common name refers to the strand of hair on its head that resembles a brimless hat.

    Tufted Gray Langur

    Species Name: Semnopithecus priam
    Skin Color(s): Brownish to light gray
    The tufted gray langur (Semnopithecus priam), also called the Coromandel sacred langur and the Madras gray langur, is an Old-World monkey, one of the langur species. These langurs are generally shy and only descend when there is no visible danger.

    Western Red Colobus

    Species Name: Piliocolobus badius
    Skin Color(s): Brown, grey or black
    The western red colobus (Piliocolobus badius), also called the Upper Guinean red colobus, rust red colobus, or bay red colobus is a species of Old-World monkey found in the forests of West Africa, from Senegal to Ghana.

    White-Cheeked Macaque

    Species Name: Macaca leucogenys
    Skin Color(s): Light to dark Brown and dark chocolate
    The white-cheeked macaque (Macaca leucogenys) is found only in Medog County in southeastern Tibet and the Arunachal Pradesh state of India. The species was first discovered and described by Chinese primatologists Peng-Fei Fan, Cheng Li, and Chao Zhao in the American Journal of Primatology in 2015.

    White-fronted Langur

    Species Name: Presbytis frontata
    Skin Color(s): Grayish Brown and yellowish Brown
    The white-fronted surili (Presbytis frontata) is a primate species in the Cercopithecidae family, the Old World monkeys. This species prefers to eat immature leaves than more mature leaves.

    White-Headed Marmoset

    Species Name: Callithrix geoffroyi
    Skin Color(s): Dark or blackish Brown
    The Geoffroy's marmoset, also called Geoffrey's marmoset, white-headed marmoset, or tufted-ear marmoset is a marmoset native to the forests of eastern Brazil, where it is native to Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, and Bahia. Geoffroy's marmosets are said to follow swarms of army ants to catch insects expelled by the ants.

    White-naped Mangabey

    Species Name: Cercocebus lunulatus
    Skin Color(s): Slate-grey or Brown-grey
    Cercocebus atys lunulatus now Cercocebus lunulatus, is commonly known as the white-naped, white-headed, or white-necked mangabey (confusing with the collared mangabey). These mangabeys can also distinguish between fruiting and non-fruiting trees and are more likely to approach fruiting trees.


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