During the 17th century, African green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus) were brought to the island of St Kitts, West Indies from Africa and are now considered an evolutionarily separate species. While enjoyed by tourists, their large numbers can cause problems with habitat destruction and possible water contamination.

Green monkey of St. Kitts

During the 17th century, African green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus) were brought to the island of St Kitts, West Indies from Africa and are now considered an evolutionarily separate species. While enjoyed by tourists, their large numbers can cause problems with habitat destruction and possible water contamination.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2008-01-07
AlbumFauna > Mammals
TypePhoto
Dimensions2816 x 2112
Filesize3 MB
Number of Downloads43
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)