Top 10 Most Dangerous Primates in the World

Spider Monkeys:Spider monkeys are large, agile primates and a native species of the Amazon rainforest. In their natural habitats, they come into contact with very few humans and attacks are very rare.

Slow Lorises:Slow lorises are one of only six venomous mammals in the world and the only venomous primate.

Rhesus macaque:The rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) are Old World monkeys that are especially numerous in India. 

Mandrills:The mandrill (Mandrillus Sphinx) is a medium-sized primate with a vivid and striking coloration. They weigh as much as an ape (up to 60 pounds) but are actually a type of monkey.

Humans:Human history is littered with war, violence, and destruction. Scientific studies of human violence over time have revealed that around one in 50 early humans were murdered by other humans. 

Gorillas:There have been rare reports of gorillas attacking and even killing humans but most gorilla violence is directed at other gorillas!

Chimpanzees:Chimpanzees are also highly intelligent but they are increasingly coming into conflict with human populations where their habitats are being threatened.

Capuchin Monkeys:Capuchin monkeys originate in the tropical forests of South and Central America and were made famous by appearances in Pirates of the Caribbean and Night at the Museum.

Baboons:They are a medium to large Old World monkey that lives in parts of Africa and Arabia. There are five different species of baboon. 

Crab-Eating Macaque:The crab-eating macaque, also known as the long-tailed macaque and referred to as the cynomolgus monkey in laboratories, is a cercopithecine primate native to Southeast Asia. 

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