Tag: Monkey

Japanese Macaque

As the name suggests, japanese macaques are monkeys that live only in Japan.
The Japanese macaque, which appears in folktales such as “The Peach Boy” and “The Monkey and the Crab,” is a familiar animal to japanese people.
However, when you think about it again, you may be surprised to find that there are many things you don’t know about its ecology and characteristics.
Let’s take a peek together to see what characteristics and secrets Japanese monkeys have in this article!

Hamadryas Baboon

The Hamadryas Baboon is not native to Japan and can be considered an unfamiliar monkey. Therefore, it is somewhat popular in zoos due to its rarity, and many tourists stop to see it.
It has a slightly comical face shape, but despite its appearance, it has a rough temperament.
The ecology of the Hamadryas Baboon, which is generally not well known.
Let’s take a look at what kind of creature it is together.


Do you know aye-aye, a primitive monkey that lives only on the island of Madagascar?
By the way, a song was created in Japan under the title “aye-aye”, and as of 2023, it is still sung as a nursery rhyme.
Therefore, there are a certain number of people who have an image of aye-aye in Japan with a cute atmosphere.
However, in fact, on the island of Madagascar, where it lives, it is also an animal that is feared as the incarnation of the devil.
Let’s take a peek at what characteristics and interesting secrets aye-aye have in this article!

Ring-tailed Lemur

Do you know a ring-tailed lemur, a unique monkey with a fox-like face and a long black and white tail?
The ring-tailed lemur is one of the very primitive lemurs, living only on the African island of Madagascar.
Ring-tailed lemurs are relatively easy to meet if you go to the zoo. However, on the other hand, in the wild, the number is actually declining and it is on the verge of extinction.
In this article, let’s take a peek at the characteristics and secrets of the ring-tailed lemur and its life together!


Gorillas are popular animals at zoos with their impressive black and large bodies that beat their chests.
But how much do you know about gorillas?
Actually, gorillas are… Did you know that? If you want to know more, please check out the Q&A!
Let’s take a closer look at gorillas!

Slow Loris

Do you know about an animal called Slow loris which moves very slowly?
Slow lorises are a species of cute-looking monkeys that live in tropical rainforests such as India and Indochina.
They are popular as pets in various countries due to their cute appearance.
In this article, we will take a look at what characteristics and secrets slow lorises have in their lives!


The orangutans that live in Indonesia are primate animals, just like us humans.
They are extremely intelligent and are known for having interesting traits not found in other apes.
They are also kept in zoos in Japan, but there may be a few people who have observed them carefully because they do not make very flashy movements.
In this article, we’ll take a peek together to see what characteristics orangutans have and what interesting secrets they have!


Do you know a species of ape called bonobos, which looks exactly like chimpanzees?
They are known to be pacifist animals that are genetically close to humans, very intelligent, and avoid conflict.
Let’s take a peek at what characteristics and interesting secrets bonobos have in this article!


Chimpanzees are primate animals, just like us humans.
Chimpanzees are sometimes referred to as “evolutionary neighbors” because they come from the same ancestors as us and are the closest to humans.
Chimpanzees are very smart and are known to use tools and mimic the actions of humans and their peers.
However, if you think about its ecology and what its characteristics are, you may be surprised to find that there are many things you don’t know.
In this article, we’ll take a peek into the world of chimpanzees to see what their characteristics and secrets are!