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Primates and Prosimians July 10, 2011

Posted by judylobo in Animal Video, Black and White Ruffed Lemurs, Mammals, Nature, photography, Snow Monkeys, Wildlife, Zoo.

Prosimians are the most primitive of the living primates, which also include the monkeys and apes. The name prosimian means pre-monkey. Here’s a  link that explains the differences among primates, prosimians and apes. The beautiful animals featured in today’s photo montage include black and white ruffed lemurs, Japanese macaques, Sakis, cotton-top and lion-headed tamarins and can all be seen at the Central Park Zoo.

Check out this up-close and personal polar bear encounter we had at the Lincoln Park Zoo below today’s montage.  It is guaranteed to cool you off in this summer’s heat.


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