Patas Monkey Patas Monkey

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Erythrocebus patas

The patas monkey is from Africa and it doesn’t like water. It’s able to go for long periods of time without water, but during a drought, it must have access to it.

The home range of the patas monkey is the largest known for any non-human primate, up to 30 square miles. It will live in a troop of 20 including one adult male and six to eight adult females, who stay together all their lives.



ANIMAL INFORMATION
HABITATRANGE SENEGAL EAST TO ETHIOPIA AND SOUTH TO NORTHERN TANZANIA. ISOLATED POPULATIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS
WEIGHT9-29 LB, FEMALES SMALLER
DIETGRASS, SEEDS, NEW SHOOTS, FRUIT, BERRIES, SEED PODS, INSECTS, INVERTEBRATES, LIZARDS, BIRD EGGS


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