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Out of Africa enclosure is home to our patas monkeys and black and white colobus monkeys.

This enclosure was completed the end of 2018 and now they are enjoying having aerial views over the zoo and surrounding areas and have been seen climbing their beams which reach up to 9 metres tall!


Animals in Out of Africa

Black and white colobus monkeys
Mammals

Black and white colobus monkeys

Out of Africa

Area:
Central Africa
Status:
Classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List
Quick Fact:

They are quite unusual in that they have lost their thumbs and generally have only four fingers on their hands. Some individuals will have a partial thumb that is not used.

Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas)
Mammals

Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas)

Out of Africa

Area:
Senegal, east to Ethiopia and south to Tanzania.
Status:
Least concern and listed on Appendix II of CITES.
Quick Fact:

Patas monkeys are one of the fastest primates in the world and can run at speeds of 50 kmph.


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