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Primate Talk

All monkeys are primates, but not all primates are monkeys!

Come along and see for yourself the rich diversity that exists in the primate world – marmosets, tamarins, lemurs, monkeys and apes. Hear directly from a primate keeper who’ll tell you what it’s like to look after these spectacular animals.

Primates have had millions of years to evolve their incredible diversity – from the tiniest marmoset foraging on the forest floor to the biggest orangutan swinging from tree to tree. Tail-length, eye-size, ear-shape, thumb-shape… Discover how each one is perfectly adapted to their particular niche in nature and what happens to them when nature changes faster than they do.

Days
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Times
11:45am
Location
Primate Exhibit (Map ref: L8)
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