Distribution: northwestern areas of China's Yunnan Province, southeast Tibet
The body length of the Yunnan Snub-nose Monkey is 74-83cm, with a tail shorter than the body. Males weigh more than 20 kg. They are the primates that are able to live at the highest altitude in the world. They often live in fir forests along the Yunnan-Tibet border more than 3,000 meters above sea level. The Yunnan Snub-nose Monkey is gregarious and the number of each group varies from 50-200.
They are listed as first grade nationally protected animals.