Red Colobus Monkey

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The monkey was on the branch.

  • What is the monkey looking at?
  • How is the monkey feeling?
  • Where in the world might this be?
  • What would you do if you were there?
  • Why is the monkey alone?
  • What might happen next?
  • This photograph was taken in Zanzibar, an island which is part of Tanzania. Find out more about Zanzibar. This webpage is a good place to start.
  • Mark on a map areas where colobus monkeys live. Research their habitat.
  • Colobus monkeys are unusual because they do not have thumbs. Why do we have thumbs and why are they so important to us, and other apes and monkey species?

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