PATAS MONKEYS

The patas monkey genus, Erythrocebus,
​​includes 3 species ​and 2 subspecies

Erythrocebus patas

CONSERVATION STATUS: NEAR THREATENED

Patas monkeys, also known as hussar monkeys, wadi monkeys, nisnas, and singe rouge, are monkeys of the Cercopithecidae family. They are found north of Africa’s equatorial forests and south of the Sahara Desert, with a distribution ranging from western Senegal to Kenya and northern Tanzania, although they are found at high…

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