Primates are an order of mammals that include very primitive animals called prosimians, as well as monkeys, apes, and humans.
Primates are an order of mammals that include monkeys, apes, humans, and prosimians (primitive animals).
Primates are mammals that have a highly developed brain, eyes that face forward, a shortened nose or muzzle, and (usually) opposable thumbs. Primates generally live in groups with complex social systems and their high intelligence allows them to adapt to different environments.
Primate Forest houses several species of primates from both the Old World and New World. New World monkeys are primates found in South and Central America. The generally live in trees and are mostly herbivorous. Old World monkeys occupy a wide variety of environments and can be found in the Middle East, Africa, and parts of Asia.
You’ll find the following species in our Primate Forest: