Distribution: Sichuan. Shaanxi. Gansu and Hubei provinces
The body length of the Golden Monkey is 53-77cm and the tail is almost as long as the bodies. The females are smaller than the males and are of a lighter color. The Golden Monkey lives in forests at an altitude of 1500-3000 meters, The Golden Monkey is gregarious and the number in each group varies from several dozen to more than a hundred. Under the leadership of the strongest male, they live m trees and can endure bitter cold. The normal lifespan is 16-18 years.
They are exclusively found in China and listed as first grade nation ally protected animals.