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The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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Los Monos Capuchinos - Spanish

Cebus apella


Otros nombres: sajon apelle (francés); black-capped capuchin, brown capuchin, Guianan brown capuchin, tufted capuchin (inglés); gekuifde kapucijnaap (neerlandés); macaco prego (portugués); tjockhuvudtamarin, brun kapucin, gulbröstad kapucin,...

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Douroucouli (owl Monkey)



Species: A. azarae, A. hershkovitzi, A. lemurinus, A. miconax, A. nancymaae, A. nigriceps, A. trivirgatus, A. vociferans

Subspecies: A. a. azarae, A. a. boliviensis, A. a. infulatus, A. l. brumbacki, A. ...

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The Bush Baby

Otolemur crassicaudatus

Bush Babies are also known as Galagos.  We have many Bush Babies at out Monkey Sanctuary Monkeyland (Plettenberg Bay).  They live inside our Monkey Sanctuary's sister sanctuary Birds of Eden because they are just too small to live inside Monkeyland - they might slip through...

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Black Howler Monkeys

Madonna - a female Black Howler Monkey

Alouatta caraya

The Black howler (Alouatta caraya) is a species of howler monkey, a large New World monkey, from northeast Argentina, east Bolivia, east and south Brazil and Paraguay. Together with the brown howler, it is the southernmost member of the Alouatta genus. Only the adult male is black; adult females and juveniles of both genders are overall whitish to yellowish-buff. How...

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White-faced Saki Monkeys

Simia pithecia

Saki Monkeys are smaller monkeys with long, bushy tails. Their furry, rough skin is black, grey or reddish-brown coloured depending upon the species. The faces of some species are naked, however, their head is hooded with fur. Their bodies are adapted to life in the trees, with strong hind legs allowing them to make far jumps. Saki Monkeys reach a length of 30 to 50 ...

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The most commonly known species of lemur is the ring-tailed lemur, which is also the National animal of Madagascar.
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