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'The African Monkey King' to meet you next week
source: Shenyang Daily   2017-08-05 17:11

August 3, reporter learned from Shenyang Tourism Group that 6 colobus polykomos, also called 'the African Monkey King' were invited into Shenyang Forestry Animal Park.It's the first time for Shenyang to invite this kind of animal.

Colobus polykomos belongs to Cebinae, Colobus. It's one of the primates which only live in Africa. This kind of monkey has black hair all over the body and white hair around the face and the back. It can make difficult movements and jumps among the trees. It's honored as 'the African Monkey King' and is listed as one of the ten endangered species of the world.

The 6 colobus polykomos invited to Shenyang Forestry Animal Park are all in adolescence. 2 of them are male and 4 of them are female.They will be living at the outdoor sports ground of primate hall in a week and meet the tourists.

Reporter Liu Haibo

 

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