Primates

sumatran orangutan

Sumatran Orangutan Facts | The only Asian Ape

The Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) is an ape that lives on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is a critically endangered species. Sumatran orangutans...
aye aye

Aye Aye Facts | Strange Primate of Madagascar

The aye aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is probably the strangest of all primates. The lemur lives in the forests of Madagascar which is not surprising...
gelada baboon facts

Gelada Baboon Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The gelada (Theropithecus gelada) is a large primate with the brown stocky body. It occurs in the Ethiopian Highlands. The gelada is also known...
pygmy marmoset facts

Finger Monkey Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

Also known as the pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea), finger monkey is the world’s smallest true monkey and is also one of the smallest primates. It is...
colobus monkey facts

Colobus Monkey Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The colobus monkey (colobids) is a group of monkeys that are extremely rare within their limited range. Common among these monkeys is black and...
what do howler monkeys eat

What Do Howler Monkeys Eat | Howler Monkey Diet

Howler monkeys are the only species of the New World Monkey which specializes in eating leaves. They are the only folivores as they mostly...
japanese macaque

Japanese Macaque Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Habitat, Behavior

The Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) or snow monkey is a native species of Japan. It is a New World Monkey. The macaque is thought...
yellow tailed woolly monkey

Yellow Tailed Woolly Monkey Facts | Anatomy, Diet, Behavior

The yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Oreonax flavicauda) is one of the rare primate species belong to the New World. The monkey is native to Peru....

Black Spider Monkey Facts | Red-faced Spider Monkey

The black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus) is almost entirely black due to its long glossy black hair covering its body. Do you want to...

What Do Baboons Eat | Baboons Ecology and Diet

Baboons are ground-dwelling species and they fancy living in open areas such as open savanna and open woodland hills across Africa. Generally they are...

Why are Chimpanzees Endangered | Endangered Apes

Chimpanzees are in danger of dying out and in the next 50 years they could become extinct. Prominent among the responsible factors is a...

Where Do Chimpanzees Live | Distribution and Habitat

It won’t be wrong if I say that chimpanzees are the most intelligent species in the entire animal kingdom—second only to human intelligence. It...

What Do Orangutans Eat in the Wild | Orangutans Feeding & Diet

Orangutans are the largest arboreal creatures on earth. Currently they live in the rainforests of Sumatra and Borneo. They have classified into two main...

What Do Lemurs Eat | Lemur’s Diet

Lemurs are herbivores and they typically feed on plant foods such as pollen, leaves, seed pods, nectar, seeds, and fruits. They supplement their diet...
ring tailed lemur

Ring Tailed Lemur Facts | Arboreal Creatures

The ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large primate that is unique among lemurs precisely due to its long black-and-white tail. The lemur...
squirrel monkey facts

Squirrel Monkey Facts | A Flying Monkey

Squirrel monkey belongs to the New World Monkey order and it is quite different from the Old World monkeys in that it has wide...
facts about monkeys for kids

Facts about Monkeys for Kids | Our Nearest Neighbours

There is nothing confidential about the fact that monkeys and humans have 98% similar DNA. The worlds at large recognize them and love their...
howler monkey facts

Howler Monkey Facts | List of 10 Amazing Facts about Howler Monkeys

Come and enjoy with me some of the most fascinating howler monkey facts including howler monkey diet, habitat, and breeding. Howler monkey (Allouatta palliatta)...

Proboscis Monkey Facts | Top 10 Interesting Facts about Proboscis Monkey

Let's enjoy some of the most exciting proboscis monkey facts that includes proboscis monkey diet, habitat, and reproduction. The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) also...
orangutan facts for kids -orangutan with its baby on top

Orangutan Facts For Kids | Top 10 Amazing Facts about Orangutans

Here are many useful orangutan facts for kids including orangutan diet, habitat, and physical features. The orangutans are the two great apes species that...

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