Monkey

This fossil primate was encased within a rock and discovered after the rock was split open, yielding a skeleton and impressions of primate bones on each side of the two rock halves. One half is shown here. (Photo Credit: Dr. Xijun Ni, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing)

Local Scientists Help Announce Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton

A local husband and wife team of anthropologists have co-authored research regarding the discovery of a tiny monkey fossil that is one of the most complete and oldest fossils ever found.

06/05/2013

An Angolan colobus monkey born at Brookfield Zoo on March 9 is pictured with its mom, Olivia. (Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society)

Brookfield Zoo’s Newest Baby Bundle

Chicago Zoological Society announced that an Angolan colobus monkey had been born at Brookfield Zoo. Both the baby and its mother seem happy and healthy and can be found in the Tropic World: Africa exhibit. Visitors to the exhibit will not only see the new infant and its mother, Olivia, but other females Chaka, and Tina, along with Sash, the father.

03/20/2013