Schleich | Proboscis Monkey 14846

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The Proboscis Monkey from Schleich® WILD LIFE is a primate that lives in rainforests and mangrove forests on the Asian island of Borneo. The males have a strikingly large nose that can be up to 10 cm long. But they don’t have a strong sense of smell. Researchers believe that it is used to impress females. Proboscis Monkeys are day-active mammals who live in small groups and feed on leaves and fruits.

Fun Fact

Amongst primates, Proboscis Monkeys are the best swimmers. They can even dive well.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Nasalis larvatus
  • Global Home : Asia
  • Primary habitat : Swamp Forest, Subtropical Forest
Dimensions
9,8 x 2,9 x 4,6 cm (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years