examples of primates 
Many species are protected, especially because of deforestation (destruction of their habitat) and hunting.
Primate of equatorial Africa whose genetic makeup is very close to that of humans; it is used mainly in medical research.
Tree-dwelling agile primate of Madagascar with a long tail; it is mainly nocturnal and feeds on insects and fruit.
Tailless tree-dwelling primate of Asia; it swings from branch to branch with agility, using its hands as hooks.
Primate found in Sumatra and Borneo with long powerful arms; it moves slowly and carefully between the trees in which it lives.