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Human Origins Program at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History.
Two species of lesser apes—two white-cheeked gibbons and a pair of siamangs—live at Gibbon Ridge.
Meet the Gibbons
Five western lowland gorillas—three males, and two females, including a baby born on January 10, 2009—live at the Zoo's Great Ape House.
Meet the Gorillas
The Zoo currently houses three ring-tailed lemurs and two red-fronted brown lemurs at Lemur Island. Two red-ruffed lemurs live in the Small Mammal House.
Meet the Lemurs
Six orangutans (four females and two males) live at the Zoo and can be seen at the Great Ape House or Think Tank.
Meet the Orangutans
A male and female pair of black howler monkeys occupies an outdoor enclosure behind the Small Mammal House.
Meet the Black Howlers
Fun Facts About Howlers
These primates live in the Small Mammal House.
golden lion tamarin
golden-headed lion tamarin