Barbary macaque

Barbary macaque

Master of social interaction

Patas are known as the fastest primates that can reach speeds of 55 km/h. Adult males are significantly larger, weighing 12.4 kg, while adult females weigh around 6.5 kg.
Patas monkeys have special warning calls for different predators, displaying the unique behavior of rarely seeking refuge in trees.

Characteristics

Order:
Primates

Family:
Cercopithecidae

Scientific name of the species:
Macaca sylvanus

Habitat:
Forest, bushes, grassy vegetation, rocky areas

Origin:
Africa

Current trend:
Decrease

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
16-20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

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