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Primates of the World

This building showcases two ape species, orangutans and siamangs, and six monkey species including colorful mandrills.

Mandrill range

Feature Creature


(Mandrillus sphinx)

Native to: Africa
Primary Diet: Fruits, berries, seeds, nuts, leaves, insects and small mammals
Adult Weight: 50 to 80 pounds
Status: Vulnerable
Mandrills are the largest of the monkey species, with extremely colorful blue and red skin. Mandrills live in troops, headed by a dominant male.