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Stuhlmann's Blue Monkey, Kenya (USNM 182386)
Old World monkeys are primates and are more closely related to humans and apes than any other living nonhuman primate group. The Smithsonian Institution’s Division of Mammals (http://vertebrates.si.edu/mammals/) houses many Old World monkeys in its scientific collections.
This specimen, USNM 182386 (http://collections.mnh.si.edu/search/mammals/?irn=7263727), is a male Stuhlmann’s blue monkey (Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni) from Kenya. This individual was collected in 1912 by Edmund Heller near Kakamega.
This is a CT scan of the cranium of USNM 182386. These three-dimensional scans are made publicly available through the generous support of the Smithsonian 2.0 Fund, provided from the annual gifts of the Smithsonian National Board to the Secretary to use at his discretion (http://smithsonian20.si.edu/fund.html), and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.