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Gorgeous Colobus Monkeys, quite large monkeys with white to grey to black shades on their bodies and an overlaying rusty red colour on their backs and tops of the head. They have the wickedest hairdo's. Their tails are very long with a tuft on the end. Their feet are very long also, with long fingers, they really look like they should be new world monkeys.
Seen in the wild in Jozani Forest Park, a tall rainforest environment on the coast of Unguja. These were in a large group feeding in the trees, eating leaves.
This species is endangered, they are endemic to Zanzibar and most of those remaining are only found in this unenclosed Forest Park (25km2). They are wild and go where they want, but are quite unconcerned about people. Lovely creatures.