Proboscis Monkey: Does Size Matter?

The Proboscis monkey is a primate found on the southeastern Asian island of Borneo. Also known as the long-nosed monkey due to its abnormally oversized nose it is easily recognized. Along with its long nose, it is covered in multi-colored fur. Its hair is reddish-brown near the head and neck, light-brown around the body andContinue reading “Proboscis Monkey: Does Size Matter?”

Lemures: Madagascar’s Primates

The lemur is a very unique wet-nosed mammal that is only found in Madagascar. These mammals are extremely diverse and there are over 100 different species of lemures. The defining characteristics of lemures usually include a pointy nose, long tails, fur, large eyes, and small in overall size. One of the most interesting things aboutContinue reading “Lemures: Madagascar’s Primates”