Primate Group Tours
Explore the vast jungles of central and south America, Africa and southern Asia, home to a variety of primates: lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys and apes.
- The word primate means ‘first rank’.
- Primates develop at a much slower rate than other mammals.
- There are 703 species and subspecies of primates. one-half are threatened by extinction.
- Orangutans have the longest childhood of any animal in the world.
- The mandrill is the largest monkey on earth.
- The barbary macaques of Gibraltar are the only population of wild monkeys in Europe.
- The howler monkey ‘s roar can reach 90 decibels and can be heard a mile away.