Eastern Black and White Colobus
About Eastern Black and White Colobus
The Eastern Black and White Colobus monkeys spend most of their lives in the trees. They hardly ever come down to the ground. This monkey is beautifully colored with black and white fur. Its body and face are mainly black. Along the sides of its back it has long fringes of white fur. Its face it also outlined with thick white fur. The tip of its tail is also white.
Unlike many other primates, the colobus monkeys do not have thumbs. This does not slow them down, however. They are excellent climbers.