Patas Monkey

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Patas Monkey, Erythrocebus patas. Aka Wadi Monkey or Hussar Monkey. A ground dwelling monkey from West and East Africa that is capable of sprinting at great speeds in order to avoid predators. Patas monkeys have been recorded at speeds of 55 km/h / 34 mph. It is the closest relative of the vervet monkey.