Learn about the Golden Monkey

How much do you really know about endangered monkeys around the world?  Check out this free quiz from National Geographic. How’d you do?  Do you want to learn more about primate species?  Here are a few websites we recommend for getting some basic info. First, a fun and kid friendly introduction to understanding our snub-nosed cousin.   Want more detail on how the Guizhou Snub-nosed Golden Monkey relates to other endangered primate species?  Check out this list (planet of the monkeys is another fun way to learn more about endangered monkeys in general).   Finally, help our friends at NationalRead More

Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey

Great picture. Some really interesting questions at the end of this blog. Photograph by Joel Sartore Location: Ocean Park, Hong Kong Source: National Geographic At first glance, the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) more closely resembles a children’s book illustration than an actual animal. With its wild orange hair, squished grey face, and bulging black eyes, this monkey appears to be designed Dr. Seuss himself. Yet the golden snub-nosed monkey does not glide between wavy purple and orange “trufalla trees” but instead the massive pines of Southwest China. Still, like many of Seuss’s greatest characters, our hairy friends are facingRead More