Ten species of primates enjoy the diverse habitats of Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most popular of which is undoubtedly the chimpanzee. Differing genetically just 1.6% from human beings, chimps
can be unnerving to watch as their behavior so closely mirrors our own, particularly in their social interactions and use of tools.
Black and white colobus monkeys are easily spotted in the trees with their long, tufted tails dangling from the branches. Vervet monkeys are lively and playful, but the boldest of all are the baboons – be sure to
keep car windows closed to avoid food thefts!