Apes, monkeys, and you
Chimpanzee. Photo by Gerald and Buff Corsi, © 2002 California
Academy of Sciences.
The primates include the most familiar of the placental mammals,
because they include us, Homo sapiens. Primates also include familiar
animals, such as the chimpanzees, gorillas, and monkeys, as well as the
somewhat less familiar lemurs, lorises, galagos, pottos, sifakas, indris,
aye-ayes, and tarsiers.
We're sorry that we don't yet have a
proper exhibit on primates, but we've received so many requests for information
that we have provided links below to some on-line resources on primates and