Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys quiz

Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys quiz

Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys – The Facts – What do you know? Test your knowledge of these stunning primates with this quick quiz.

(Discover more facts about golden snub-nosed monkeys here: (Top Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey Facts!)

 

Golden snub-nosed monkey
Golden Snub-nosed Monkey. Rhinopithecus roxellana in the panda reserve. Image credit: Jack Hynes cc2.0




True or False?

1. Golden snub-nosed monkeys are also known as orange monkeys.

 True

 False

2. They are only found in the jungles of Belize and Guatemala.

 True

 False

3. The golden snub-nosed monkey is a New World monkey.

 True

 False

4. Their tails are not prehensile, meaning they cannot use their tails to grasp objects or hang from tree branches.

 True

 False

5. Female golden snub-nosed monkeys give birth to just one infant each year.

 True

 False

6. Golden snub-nosed monkeys are born gray and remain so for their first three months of life.

 True

 False

7. Adult females are a brighter gold than males and have longer hair.

 True

 False

8. Golden snub-nosed monkeys eat lichen from trees.

 True

 False

9. The rich and the government officials used to wear clothes made of golden snub-nosed monkey fur as a cure for rheumatism.

 True

 False

10. There are fewer than 2000 of these beautiful monkeys left in the wild.

 True

 False




Answers to the Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey Quiz:

1. True.
2. False. They are only found in the mountains of central and southwest China, including the mountains of Tibet.
3. False. They are Old World monkeys.
4. True.
5. True.
6. True.
7. False. Adult males are a brighter gold than females and have longer hair.
8. True.
9. True.
10. True. The hunting of golden snub-nosed monkeys for their fur is one of the reasons why they are currently endangered, with less than 2,000 of them believed to remain in the wild.

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