Patas Monkey

Patas monkeys are highly terrestrial, spending most of their time on land. They live both in savannah and woodland habitat and eat fruit, plants, and invertebrates.


  • Scientific Name: Erythrocebus patas
  • Range: Central Africa
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: Wortham World of Primates
  • Cool Animal Fact: Fastest primates on the ground; can run 35 mph (humans only run 20 mph)