Green Monkeys of Barbados

Green Monkeys of Barbados

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Green Monkeys of Barbados There are 6 species of the Chlorocebus primates or more commonly know as the Green Monkey is one of Barbados most mischievous residents, the Green Monkeys can be seen all over the island, from cheerfully swinging in the trees of some of the island’s beautiful natural habitats, to bounding along the beaches. So called for its golden/green-tinged fur, the Green Monkey has a shimmering coat of green-gold fur and pale hands and feet. With little black faces, piercing red eyes and golden whiskers, these Barbados locals can’t be missed! Senegal and Gambia in West Africa Brought to Barbados from Senegal and Gambia in West Africa by settlers and slaves as pets in the 17th century, a number of them are believed to have escaped…
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