Sākums Animals Patas Monkey

Patas Monkey

EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)
IUCN Red List: Near Threatened

Patas Monkeys occur in sub-Saharan Africa. The species is still relatively abundant, although a marked decrease is noted in the southeastern parts of the range. Threats include hunting for food, prosecution as a crop pest, and habitat loss.


■ Listed as Near Threatened (NT) in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species since 2020.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme).
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Primates – primates
■ Family Cercopithecidae – Old World monkeys
■ Species Erythrocebus patas – Patas Monkey

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