Primate photo of the week: Aotus lemuriness

 

Primate photo of the week number 1, the owl monkey!

Suborder: Haplorrhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Aotidae
Genus: Aotus

An inspiring shot from Joel Sartore, the owl monkey is such a beautiful primate and I was very lucky to see my first one in captivity at Apenheul primate centre last November.

 

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