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Weird-Looking Monkey Species

With over 260 different species in existence, there's no shortage of weird-looking monkeys. Some of these primates are simply incredible.

Weird-Looking Monkey Species

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Hamadryas Baboon

Hamadryas Baboon

The Hamadryas Baboon is an Old World monkey native to Somali, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. Ancient Egyptians considered this species the "Sacred Baboon", using its likeness in their artwork.

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Golden Langur

Golden Langur

The Golden Langur is an arborial Old World monkey native to parts of India and Bhutan. This monkey is greatly endangered give its very small habitat; only 1,000 Golden Langurs are known to exist.

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Emperor Tamarin

Emperor Tamarin

The Emperor Tamarin is a diurnal, arboreal New World monkey native to the rain forests of Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia. They live in small troops of 8 and develop meticulous social grooming habits.

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Japanese Macaque

Japanese Macaque

The Japanese Macaque is a terrestrial Old World monkey native to Japan. It's the most northern-living monkey and survives the snowy winters on Honshu Japan by using volcanic springs as a hot tub.

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Unknown Name

Unknown Name

Trying to figure out what breed of monkey this is , if anyone knows please email it to BLPphoto@yahoo.com - thanks , Joe.

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Patas Monkey

Patas Monkey

The Patas Monkey is native to West and parts of semi-arid Eastern Africa. They live in ground-dwellings in groups up to 60. At 34 mph, Patas are the fastest running primate.

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Baboon

Baboon

The Baboon is a terrestrial Old World monkey found in abundance across the plains of Africa and Asia. There are 5 species of Baboon, all with the same distinctive feature: hairless skin pads on their buttocks for comfortable sitting.

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Roloway Monkey

Roloway Monkey

The Roloway monkey is a small, arboreal Old World monkey found in the forested regions of Ghana. The Roloway is endangered due to habitat loss.

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Colobus Monkey

Colobus Monkey

The Colobus monkey is a small arboreal Old World monkey native to the forests of Africa. Colobus monkeys are herbivorous and live in small troops of 10.

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Capuchin

Capuchin

The Capuchin monkey is small, social New World monkeys found across Central and South America. Capuchins are the smartest New World monkeys, exhibiting tool use.

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