Schmidt’s Red Tailed Guenon

The tail of the Schmidt’s guenon is red and longer than its body, giving it the additional common name of the red-tailed monkey. They are also called the spot-nosed monkey because of their face markings.


  • Scientific Name: Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti
  • Range: Uganda, Zaire, Kenya, Zambia, Angola, Central African Republic
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: Wortham World of Primates
  • Cool Animal Fact: Live in social groups of 7-35 individuals, with one adult male, multiple females and their young.