Black-and-white Colobus at the Oregon Zoo, in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

Penthouse
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A sign read:

Up in the
penthouse

Black and white colobus monkeys live in the highest layer of the rain forest. In the sunny canopy they feed on young leaves and shoots. In theory, their elegant white "capes" work like parachutes as they leap between branches.


Black-and-white colobus external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:20:10 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6215
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Perched
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One of the black-and-white colobus monkeys was perched on a limb and appeared ready to leap.


Black-and-white colobus external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:21:19 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_7072
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Created Forest
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Overview of the enclosure, created for the black-and-white colobus monkey by its zoo keepers.


Black-and-white colobus external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:21:44 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_6219
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Prepared To Munch
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One of the black-and-white colobus monkeys held a branch and prepared to munch on the young leaves.


Black-and-white colobus external link   •  at Oregon Zoo external link   •  in Washington Park external link   •  Portland, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:21:59 Friday 10 November 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 January 2018)   •  © 2018 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T17_7075
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