Spider Monkeys

There are 7 different species of spider monkeys. They have long coats that differ in colour depending on species. Their arms and legs are very slender and they have long fingers and toes and an absent thumb, these characteristics along with their prehensile tail and flexible joints, makes navigating through forests effortless for them. TheirContinue reading “Spider Monkeys”

Eastern Lowland Gorilla

The Eastern Lowland Gorilla is located in the tropical rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are also known as the Grauer Gorilla, named after Austrian scientist Rudolf Grauer who discovered the species in the early twentieth century. The Eastern Lowland Gorilla is the largest of the four gorilla subspecies, weighing on average 440 pounds,Continue reading “Eastern Lowland Gorilla”

The Black & White Colobus Monkey

The Black and White Colobus Monkey is closely related to the Red Colobus. There are 5 species and 8 known sub-species. Their fur is mostly black, but with white fur surrounding their facial features and long white fur, in a U shape, forming on their back. The babies of Eastern Black and White Colobus areContinue reading “The Black & White Colobus Monkey”