Black hair with a white brow band, cheeks, and throat. Long haired white epaulettes stream from the shoulders. The lower part of the tail is white as is the band (males have a band, females have a patch) on the buttocks. Nails are flattened, buttocks are padded, and their hind legs are longer than their fore limbs. Head-body length of 19.7 – 27.6 in; weight averages 15 – 30 lbs.