Species: Red Colobus Monkey | Location: Jozani Forest, Tanzania, United Republic of
Einstein—looks clever and funny at the same time. I had a wonderful time watching this particular monkey. He would jump and play for sometime and then stop and sit in deep thought. Made me think of Einstein and what he would probably have done when coming up with a new invention.
The red colobus monkey is very social, and I observed them playing and grooming. The males maintain close bonds, both for defense of their group and also grooming each other, unlike the females. With an increase in deforestation, it has resulted in a significant reduction in resources and habitat.