Colobus Monkey

Colobus monkeys are found primarily in west and central Africa. They live in primary and secondary forests and wooded grasslands and are found at higher density logged forests more so than other primary forests.

Colobus Monkey

Fun Facts

  • Baby colobus monkeys are born completely white.
  • Their digestive system is a chambered-ruminant stomach, which allows them to eat leaves other primates cannot.
  • Colobus monkeys can make spectacular leaps of up to 25 feet from tree to tree.

How to Adopt

You can complete our online adoption form or use the Adopt-an-Animal form (PDF) to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo. Please make checks payable to the Greenville Zoo.

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