Primate Skull Reproductions From Arizona Dry Bones
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Primate Skull Reproductions

Primates include the Apes, New and Old World Monkeys, and Prosimians.

LEMURS

 

Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta). The Ring-tailed Lemur is a prosimian which eats mostly fruit, but will also eat leaves. It is found in the southwest of Madagascar and ranges further into highland areas than any other lemur.

Length of skull: 3.3 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Common Brown Lemur (Eulemur fulvus). True lemurs are from 30 to 50 cm in length, with a tail that is as long or significantly longer than the body. They weigh from two to four kg.

Adult female.
Length of skull: 3.0 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Red-ruffed Lemur (Varecia variagata). This lemur occurs only in the rainforests of Masoala, in the northeast of Madagascar. Females are slightly larger than males.

Length of skull: 4.3 inches.
Price: $72.00

LORIS

 

Sunda Slow Loris (Nycticebus cougang). This slow moving strepsirrhine primate has large eyes that point forward, and ears that are small and nearly hidden in the fur. Its tail is a mere stump. The Sunda Loris is a diurnal and arboreal animal that prefers the tops of the trees. Also, they have slow, deliberate movements and a powerful grasp that makes them very difficult to remove from branches.

Length of skull: 2.5 inches.
Price: $59.00

 

Potto (Periodictis potto). Pottos inhabit the canopy of rain forests in tropical Africa, from Guinea to Kenya and Uganda into the north of the Congo. They are nocturnal and arboreal, sleeping during the day in the leaves and almost never going on land. If threatened, a Potto will hide its face and neck-butt its opponent, making use of its unusual vertebrae. Female skull.

Length of skull: 2.4 inches.
Price: $79.00

GALAGOS

 

Bush Baby (Galago senegalensis). Bush Babies have large eyes, giving them good night vision, strong hind limbs, and long tails, which help them balance. Their diet is a mixture of insects and other small animals, fruit, and tree gums.

Length of skull: 1.8 inches.
Price: $59.00

TAMARINS

 

Golden-headed (Lion) Tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysomelas). The Golden-headed Tamarin is endemic to Brazil. It is found only in the lowland and premontane tropical forest fragments in the state of Bahia, and is considered to be an endangered species.

Length of skull: 2.2 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Cotton-topped Tamarin (Saguinius oedipus). Known as the Pinché Tamarin, this Tamarin weighs less than 1lb (0.5 kg). It is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests where it is arboreal and diurnal. The Cottontop Tamarin eats fruit, insects, new leaves or buds, small lizards and nectar. It is called "Liszt Monkey" in German due to its supposed resemblance to the composer Franz Liszt.

Length of skull: 2.1 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Crested Tamarin (Saguinius geoffroyi). This Tamarin, also known as the Panamanian or Rufous-naped Tamarin, is a black and white tamarin with a reddish nape. It is found from Costa Rica to Colombia. Some treat it as a subspecies of the Cottontop Tamarin but the most recent research suggests that the two groups differ sufficiently to be considered separate species.

Length of skull: 2.0 inches.
Price: $79.00

CEBIDAE - New World Monkeys

 

Central American Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta pigra) Found in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico, they are known for their loud vocalizations.

Length of skull: 4.3 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Three-stripped Night Monkey, or Owl Monkey (Aotus trivirgatus) is found in Venezuela and north-central Brazil. It lives in woodlands including rain forest, has very large eyes, and is most active on moonlit nights, feeding on fruit, nuts, leaves, insects and other small invertebrates, and birds' eggs

Length of skull: 2.4 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Red-faced Spider Monkey (Ateles paniscus). The Red-faced Spider Monkey, is found from Brazil to Guyana and French Guiana. It lives in groups of about 20 individuals, splitting into small units of 1 to 5 when foraging. Male skull.

Length of skull: 4.5 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Brown Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha). Also called the Common Woolly Monkey, it is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. It lives in groups of 2 to 70 individuals, usually splitting the group into smaller subgroups while in activity.

Length of skull: 4.6 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Weeping Capuchin Monkey (Cebus olivaceous). Found in Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname and Venezuela. Their name comes from their coloration, which resembles the cowls worn by the Capuchin order of Roman Catholic friars.

Length of skull: 3.9 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Black-capped Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri boliviensis). Found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. Squirrel monkeys are omnivores, eating primarily fruits and insects. Occasionally they also eat nuts, buds, eggs and small vertebrates. Their black and white face gives them their German name, "skull monkeys".

Length of skull: 2.3 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Red Uakari Monkey (Cacajao calvus). Also called the Bald Uakari, this is a distinctive red-faced monkey found in swampy forests in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. The species is considered "near threatened". Female skull.

Length of skull: 3.9 inches.
Price: $79.00

CERCOPITHECIDAE - Old World Monkeys

 

Sooty Mangabey (Cercocebus atys). A White-eyelid Mangabey from Africa, found in Guinea Bissau, Gabon, and Côte d'Ivoire. Male Skull.

Length of skull: 5.7 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Sooty Mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus). Female skull.

Length of skull: 4.7 inches.
Price: $99.00

 

Mona Monkey (Cercopithecus mona). The Mona Monkey is an Old World monkey that lives throughout Western Africa. This guenon lives in groups of up to 35 in arboreal regions. It mainly feeds on fruit but sometimes eats insects and leaves, and carries food in cheek pouches. Male skull.

Length of skull: 4.1 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Mona Monkey (Cercopithecus mona). Female skull.

Length of skull: 3.5 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Green Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). The Vervet Monkey inhabits savanna and mountains up to 4000 m. The Vervet Monkey is mainly frugivorous, but it also supplements its diet with a variety of other foods, including leaves, seeds, insects and small rodents. It sometimes lives in groups of 20 or more, however troops are often smaller. Male skull.

Length of skull: 4.3 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Green Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus). Female skull.

Length of skull: 3.4 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas). The Patas Monkey is a ground-dwelling species distributed over West Africa, living in treeless savanna and semi-deserts. They feed on insects, seeds and tubers.

Length of skull: 5.6 inches.
Price: $79.00

 

Celebes Crested Macaque (Macaca nigra). A diurnal rain forest dweller, this macaque is primarily terrestrial, spending more than 60% of its day on the ground foraging for food and socializing, but sleeping and searching for food in the trees. It lives in groups of 5 to 25 animals.

Length of skull: 5.9 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx). The Mandrill is the world's largest species of monkey. The Mandrill is found in the tropical rainforests of southern Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Congo. One of our casts was used to guide veterinary surgeons sucessfully operating on the skull of a captive animal in the Reid Park Zoo of Tucson, Arizona. Male skull.

Length of skull: 11.0 inches.
Price: $150.00

 

Hamadryas Baboon (Papio hamadryas). The northernmost of all the baboons, its range extends from the Red Sea in Egypt to Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. It also lives on the Arabian peninsula, though it is uncertain if this population was introduced by humans or not. The Hamadryas Baboon was a sacred animal to the ancient Egyptians as the attendant of Thoth, and so is also called the Sacred Baboon. Male skull.

Length of skull: 8.0 inches.
Price: $130.00

 

Hamadryas Baboon (Papio hamadryas).
Female skull.

Length of skull: 7.0 inches.
Price: $130.00

 

Gelada Baboon (Theriopithecus gelada). Found only in the Ethiopian Highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea, with large populations in the Semien Mountains. Restricted at present to Ethiopia and Eritrea, the genus is also known from fossil specimens found in Africa and the Mediterranean into Asia, including South Africa, Malawi, the Congo, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Algeria, Morocco, Spain, and India.
Male skull.

Length of skull: 7.3 inches.
Price: $139.00

 

King Colubus, or Western Black-and-White Colobus Monkey (Colobus polykomos). Found in lowland and mountain rain forests in a region stretching between Gambia and Côte d'Ivoire within Africa. It eats mainly leaves, but also fruits and flowers. Though it is arboreal, it eats primarily on the ground. It lives in small groups consisting of 3 to 4 females and 1 to 3 males, plus their young.
Male skull.

Length of skull: 4.8 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Red-shanked Douc Langur (Pygothrix nemaeus). The douc is an arboreal and diurnal monkey, eating and sleeping in the trees of the forest, and is probably the most colourful of all mammals. The Red-shanked Douc is thought to be found only in north and central Vietnam and Laos. Doucs are found in a variety of habitats: from lowland to mountainous terrain up to 2,000 m (6,600 feet), in deciduous, primary rainforest and secondary rainforests, in the mid to upper levels of the canopy.

Length of skull: 3.9 inches.
Price: $99.00

 

Purple-faced Langur (Trachypithecus vetulus). Native to Sri Lanka. This is a long-tailed arboreal species, mainly brown with a dark facemask and paler lower face. The loud barking call, particularly of the highland form, can be mistaken for the roar of a predator such as a Leopard. This was once a common species, which was found even in suburban Colombo and in the wet zone villages, but rapid urbanization has taken a toll on the numbers of these monkeys.

Length of skull: 3.6 inches.
Price: $119.00

HYLOBATIDAE: Gibbons

 

White-browed (Western Hoolock) Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock). The range of the hoolocks is the most northwestern of all the gibbons, extending from Assam in North-East India, to Myanmar. Small populations (in each case few hundred animals) live also in eastern Bangladesh and in southwest China. Like the other gibbons, they are diurnal and arboreal, brachiating through the trees with their long arms.
Male skull.

Length of skull: 4.3 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

White-handed Gibbon (Hylobates lar). The range of the Lar Gibbon extends from southwest China and eastern Myanmar to Thailand and down the whole Malay Peninsula. It is also present in the northwest portion of the island of Sumatra. Lar Gibbons are diurnal and arboreal, inhabiting rain forests. Their diet consists primarily of fruits, although they also eat leaves, buds, and insects.

Length of skull: 4.5 inches.
Price: $119.00

 

Siamang Gibbon (Symphalangus syndactylus). Native to the forests of Malaysia, Thailand, and Sumatra, this is the largest of the lesser apes. Two fingers on each hand are fused together, hence the name "syndactylus". Male skull.

Length of skull: 5.8 inches.
Price: $119.00

HOMINIDAE: Great Apes

 

Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). The gorilla, the largest of the living primates, is a ground-dwelling omnivore that inhabits the forests of Africa. Male skull.

Length of skull: 11.5 inches.
Price: $220.00



 

Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla).
Female Skull.

Length of skull: 8.9 inches.
Price: $220.00



 

Human(Homo sapiens). Complete articulated skeleton of fetus.

Height: 16 inches.
Price: $570.00



 

Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Common Chimpanzees are found in the tropical forests and wet savannas of Western and Central Africa. They once inhabited most of this region, but their habitat has been dramatically reduced in recent years. Although omnivores, their diet is mainly vegetarian, consisting of fruits, leaves, nuts, seeds, tubers, and miscellaneous plantlife, supplemented by insects and small prey. There are also instances of organized hunting. Female skull.

Length of skull: 8.3 inches.
Price: $130.00



 

Bonobo (Pan paniscus). Bonobos are found only south of the Congo River and north of the Kasai River (a tributary of the Congo), in the humid forests of the Congo of central Africa.
Male skull.

Length of skull: 8.9 inches.
Price: $130.00



 

Borneo Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus). Orangutans are the only genus of great apes found in Asia. The Bornean Orangutan is slightly larger and more common than the Sumatran, with about 45,000 individuals existing in the wild; there are only about 7,500 of the Sumatran species left in the wild. Male skull.

Length of skull: 11.4 inches.
Price: $220.00

 

Borneo Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus).
Female skull.

Length of skull: 10.3 inches.
Price: $130.00

 

Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus abelii). This species is more dependent on fruit than the Bornean type. It is truly arboreal and moves through the trees by brachiation. Male skull.

Length of skull: 10.7 inches.
Price: $220.00

 

Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus abelii). Female skull.

Length of skull: 8.4 inches.
Price: $130.00

 

Juvenile Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus).

Length of skull: 9.0 inches.
Price: $130.00

 

Orangutan Hand Skeleton (Pongo pygmaeus)

Price - Articulated: $150.00. Disarticulated: $85.00

 

Orangutan Foot Skeleton (Pongo pygmaeus)

Price - Articulated: $150.00. Disarticulated: $85.00

 


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