patas monkey


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patas monkey

Old World monkey of the family Cercopithecidae. An orange terrestrial monkey with white underparts and a black face. Called also Erythrocebus patas.
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Patas monkeys were introduced to the peninsulas between 1971 and 1981.
They want to turn the island into a major supplier of primates, much to the dismay of islanders already dealing with a plague of patas monkeys (descendants of lab escapees that run though backyards, stop traffic and destroy crops).
The socioecology of adult female patas monkeys and vervets in Kenya.