De Brazza's monkey

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Author: Hans Hillewaert

De Brazza's monkey

Order : Primates
Family : Cercopithecidae
Subfamily : Cercopithecinae
Species : Cercopithecus neglectus


The De brazza's monkey is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the De Brazza
A young / baby of a De Brazza is called a 'infant'. A De Brazza group is called a 'troop, barrel, tribe or cartload'.
Some facts about the
De Brazza's monkey

Adult weight : 5.945 kg (13.079 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 31 years

Female maturity :1611 days

Male maturity : 2555 days

Gestation : 177 days

Weaning : 395 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 365 days

Weight at birth : 0.26 kg (0.572 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 1.64 kg (3.608 lbs)

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Facts about the De Brazza's monkey

DE BRAZZA'S MONKEY (Ceropithecus neglectus) Known for its colorful face, the De Brazza's monkey is one of the largest and most sexually dimorphic of the ceropilhecines.

De Brazza's monkey is currently the most endangered non-human primate

The De Brazza's monkey is found in the adjacent Kisere forest area.

This De Brazza's Monkey (Cercopithecus neglectus) is in the suborder Catarrhini, in the "Old World" monkey family.

The range of Debrazza's monkey, Cercopithecus neglectus, is a large triangle bordered by southern Ethiopia to the Northeast, Cameroon to the Northwest, and northern Angola to the south. (Full text)

A small number of De Brazza's monkeys are protected within Saiwa National Park; however, the (Full text)

It is postulated that 1) De Brazza's monkeys are not strictly monogamous, but exhibit interpopulational variation in their mating (Full text)

Baboon and Guereza Colobus, De Brazza's Monkeys are rare and Chimpanzees (Full text)

The De Brazza's monkey is one of the most unusual species in a group (Full text)

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