Where can I see a golden snub-nosed monkey?

Where can I see a golden snub-nosed monkey?

central China
The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) lives in the coniferous montane forests of central China at elevations of 1,800–2,700 metres (6,000–9,000 feet), where the temperature drops below freezing in winter and rises only to about 25 °C (77 °F) in summer.

How much do snub-nosed monkeys cost?

Pet monkeys typically cost between $4,000 and $8,000 each. However, this will depend on the monkey’s age, rarity and temperament.

How many Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys are left?

200 Tonkin
Believed to be extinct until the late 1980s, only around 200 Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys (scientific name: Rhinopithecus avunculus) are left in the world. As a result, the primate is listed as Critically Endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Endangered Species.

What eats Tonkin snub-nosed?

Humans are the reason that Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys are on the verge of becoming extinct. This primate species has no other known predators, although scientists say arboreal snakes, large birds of prey, and wild cats might prey on these monkeys.

How intelligent are snub-nosed monkeys?

The well functioning group and its hierarchy are appropriate evidence that the golden snub-nosed monkey has superior levels of intelligence and communication skills.

What is a Tonkin snub-nosed monkey?

Presumed extinct before its rediscovery in 1989, the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey, also called Dollman’s snub-nosed monkey, is one of the world’s most endangered primates.

What is Denver Zoo doing to help the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey?

Denver Zoo is grateful for the strong network of partner organizations that contribute to the conservation of the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey, as well as countless individuals working on the home front to affect meaningful change. See what we’re doing to help wildlife beyond our five core field conservation programs.

Why did the Tonkin monkey go extinct?

THE TONKIN SNUB-NOSED MONKEY was thought to be extinct until 1989, when a small group was rediscovered. Hunted for food and used in traditional medicines, the species has lost a great deal of its natural habitat to local logging and agriculture.

How many snub nosed monkeys are there in Khau Ca?

Since 2002, Khau Ca forest Tonkin snub-nosed monkey numbers have increased from ~60 to ~150. 850 Rocket Stoves reduce fuel needs by 50% and save 6,500 tons of wood/year. We engage ~400 students + 7,000 citizens per year with curriculum + outreach activities.