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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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Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

The Proboscis monkey is arboreal Old World monkey native to the the island of Borneo. They're an endangered species, with only about 1,000 known to exist.

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Gelada Baboon

Gelada Baboon

The Gelada Baboon is an Old World monkey found in the highlands of Ethiopia. They live on rocky cliffs, descending to the grasslands to forage.

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Tarsier

Tarsier

The Tarsier is a tiny insectivorous primate native to the rain forests of the Philippines, Sulawesi, Borneo, and Sumatra. Tarsiers hunt insects at night with their elongated digits; they're the only entirely carnivorous primate.

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Douc Langur

Douc Langur

The Douc Langur is a small colobine Old World monkey found in Cambodia, China, Laos, and Vietnam.

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De Brazzas Monkey

De Brazzas Monkey

The De Brazzas monkey is an Old World monkey native to the wetlands of central Africa. Their natural habitat and great hiding ability make then difficult for predators and humans to spot.

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Golden Snub Nose Monkey

Golden Snub Nose Monkey

The Golden Snub Nose Monkey is a colobine Old World monkey found in South-West China. They're endangered, with 8 to 15 thousand left in existence.

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Moustached Guenon

Moustached Guenon

The Moustached Guenon is an Old World primate native to the rain forests of Central Africa, ranging from Cameroon to Angola. Their closest relatives are baboons and macaques.

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Saki Monkey

Saki Monkey

The Saki is a small, omnivorous New World monkey native to the rain forests of Peru, Bolivia, and parts of Colombia and Brazil. Powerful hind limbs make them great jumpers.

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Orangutan

Orangutan

The Orangutan is an arboreal Great Ape only found in Borneo and Sumatra, although fossil evidence shows them inhabiting a much wider range across Asia. Orangutans are one of the most intelligent primates, using tools to forage food.

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Red Uakari Monkey

Red Uakari Monkey

The Red Uakari Monkey is a small New World monkey native to the Amazon forest of Brazil and Peru. Hunting and habitat loss have lead to dwindling numbers, making this a vulnerable species.

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