Surili, Indonesia (USNM 104847)

USNM 104847

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 ( houses many Old World monkeys in its scientific collections. 

This specimen, USNM 104847 (, is a male Natuna Island surili (Presbytis natunae) from Indonesia. This individual was collected in 1900 by William Abbott on Natuna Island in Kepulauan Riau Province. This individual weighed 10 lbs, had a total length of 1066 mm, a tail length of 622 mm, and a head to body length of 444 mm.

This is a CT scan of the mandible of USNM 104847. 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 (, and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

The main goal of this joint initiative between the Human Origins Program and the Division of Mammals is to make the NMNH's scientific collections of our closest living nonhuman primate relatives available in 3D for education and research.