Rhesus Macaque Coloring Page

Oluniyi Akande
Sep 16, 2022 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Mar 21, 2021

This free printable rhesus macaque coloring pages resource is a great art drawing to color, which can be used for numerous animal-themed crafts and learning activities. Additionally, this coloring page brings to you various facts about the rhesus monkey.

The most common monkey species in the world is the rhesus monkey. Native to Asia, this animal has the broadest geographical range of all non-human primates. This animal lives in forests, grasslands, and even in urban areas.

Various physical characteristics of this primate include a brown or grey coat, pink face, and a long tail. An adult male stands nearly 21 in (53 cm) and weighs around 17 lb (7.7 kg).

Alternatively, the female has a smaller height of about 19 in (47 cm) and weighs approximately 12 lb (5.3 kg). Rhesus macaque is a diurnal primate, which means they are active at night. It is also both an arboreal and terrestrial animal.

Did you know? The rhesus macaque monkey is closely related to humans, both anatomically and physiologically.

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