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Serengeti-Park animals: Katta
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

Ring-tailed Lemur | Lemur catta

Ring-tai­led lemurs or Kat­tas is a pri­mate spe­cies from the group of lemurs. They live on the island of Mada­gas­car and are clas­si­fied as end­an­ge­red. They have a con­spi­cuous, rin­ged tail, with which they can balance well. The anci­ent Romans cal­led the evil spi­rits of the decea­sed “Lemu­res”. Of all lemurs, the Katta spends most of its time on the ground, which is an adapta­tion to the par­tially dry habi­tat.

Serengeti-Park animals: Siamang
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

Siamang | Symphalangus syndactylus

In the family of gib­bons, the little apes, the Sia­mang is the lar­gest and most voci­fe­rous spe­cies. In the wild, you will find it on Suma­tra and the sur­roun­ding islands. Sia­mangs have a black, bushy coat, long swin­ging arms with a span of about 1.5 meters and rela­ti­vely short hind legs with grip feet. They move in high tree­tops of the Sou­theast Asian rain­fo­rest and rarely come to the ground.

Serengeti-Park animals: Squirrel monkey
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

Squirrel monkey | Saimiri sciureus

Surely you know Pippi Long­sto­cking and her ani­mal fri­end and com­pa­nion Mr. Nils­son. Here you see him, the maneu­vera­ble Mr. Nils­son is a squir­rel mon­key! Squir­rel mon­keys live in South Ame­rica, on river banks in large groups of over a hund­red ani­mals. They like dense thi­ckets in which they jump and climb, their tail ser­ves the con­trol.

Serengeti-Park animals: White faced saki
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

White-faced Saki | Pithecia pithecia

White-faced Sakis, also known as the Guianan Sakis or gol­den-faced Sakis, live in moun­ta­ins and rain­fo­rests in nor­theas­tern South Ame­rica. They are diur­nal tree dwel­lers and feed mostly on fruits, nuts, seeds and insects. Through their power­ful hind legs, they can make very wide jumps and are spe­cia­lists of swin­ging from tree to tree. A pair often mates for life.

Serengeti-Park animals: White-fronted lemur
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

White-fronted lemur | Eulemur albifrons

The white-fron­ted lemur is a pri­mate spe­cies from the group of lemurs. They have brown or gray fur, and the males are recog­nizable by their white head. White-fron­ted lemurs live toge­ther in groups of 5 to 15 ani­mals. These ani­mals do not have a pro­noun­ced day-night rhythm, so their calls are heard anytime at dawn, dusk and at night. The babies cling to their mother’s coat for the first five months of their lives, later riding on their backs. Accor­ding to the World Con­ser­va­tion Union, they are an end­an­ge­red spe­cies!

Serengeti-Park animals: Gibbon
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

White-handed Gibbon | Hylobates Lar

The white-han­ded gib­bon or Lar is a pri­mate spe­cies of the gib­bon family. They are curr­ently clas­si­fied as end­an­ge­red with popu­la­tion dec­rea­sing! They are parti­cu­larly fast and maneu­vera­ble and can jump up to 14 meters high in the air! Gib­bons are very alert, easily exci­ta­ble ani­mals whose keen eyes and ears do not miss any­t­hing that hap­pens around them, even when they seem to be asleep! They live in small groups and hold a strong family bond.

Serengeti-Park animals: White-shouldered Capuchin
Wildlife in Serengeti-Park

White-shouldered Capuchin | Cebus capucinus

The cute and voci­fe­rous white-shoul­de­red capu­ch­ins live in the tro­pi­cal forests of Cen­tral Ame­rica at altitu­des of up to 2000 meters. They also feel very com­for­ta­ble in our cli­mate. Wit­hin a group there is a clear ran­king among the adult fema­les and among the males.