Monkey (Britains Zoo 904)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Monkey (Britains Zoo 904)

Monkey, Britains Zoo No904 (BritCat 1940).jpg Monkey, Hylobates hainanus (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Climbing Monkey, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 904. These monkeys are designed to be able to cling to the Zoo railings.

Giulia ...
" There are different monkeys that are climbing the enclosure, one is black and the other is brown. Both have long tails and the black monkey is bigger than the brown one. "

1940 catalogue description

" There are so many species of Monkeys that it would be impossible to describe them all, suffice to say that of all the animals of the world, they are closest to the human race and comprise about 120 varieties. "