|Olive Baboon Papio anubis, Murchison Falls NP, Uganda. The narrow nose with down-facing nostrils and |
non-grasping tail are evident; the buttock pads are just visible, but see below for a better view.
|And no, neither she nor I had anything to do with the bottles! Lake Mburo NP, Uganda.|
Males must leave the group at puberty.
|Southern Pig-tailed Macaque Macaca nemestrina, Gomantong, Sabah.|
There are 23 species of macaques, including several with short tails.
This species has both male and female hierarchies within the group.
|Red-tailed Monkeys Cercopithecus ascanius, Mabira Forest, Uganda.|
A monkey of the tropical forests of central Africa, where it lives in groups of up 30,
with a dominant male, females and youngsters.
|L'Hoest's Monkey Cercopithecus lhoesti, Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Uganda,|
a beautiful tree-dwelling monkey of mountain forests in the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda.
The female-dominated group contains only one male.
|Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus pygerythrus, Entebbe NP, Uganda.|
A common and familiar monkey of eastern and southern Africa, which often
comes into conflict with humans by raiding crops.
|Maroon Leaf Monkey Presbytis rubicunda, Gomantong, Sabah.|
A gloriously-coloured medium-sized monkey from the lowland rainforests of Borneo.
|Silvered Leaf Monkeys, Bako NP, Sarawak.|
Babies are born bright orange, and fade to adult colour over five months.
As well as Borneo they are found in Sumatra and a small part of peninsular Malaysia.
|Male, Labuk Bay, Sabah.|
Endemic to Borneo, it is also the only member of its genus.
A male like this can weigh up to 30kg, making it one of the largest Asian monkeys.
They are regular and competent swimmers.
|Youngsters playing, Labuk Bay.|
|Eating mangrove leaves, Bako NP, Sarawak.|
|This really is a very colourful monkey!|
|Labuk Bay. Adult males are more cautious, but young animals are good aerialists.|
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