Order : Primates
Family : Cercopithecidae
Subfamily : Cercopithecinae
Species : Miopithecus talapoin


The Southern talapoin monkey, talapoin 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

Some facts about the

Adult weight : 1.385 kg (3.047 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 28 years

Female maturity :1395 days

Male maturity : 2008 days

Gestation : 169 days

Weaning : 130 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 1096 days

Weight at birth : 0.204 kg (0.4488 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.45 kg (0.99 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the talapoin

" The people consider it a miracle that no Talapoin is ever devoured.

In the references just cited, previous chromosome studies of talapoins are listed.

or Miopithecus talapoin is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

Some species breed readily in captivity, as do rhesus; others, such as talapoins, are more difficult.

TalapoinA talapoin is a Buddhist priest or monk.

Talapoins are one of the best species in the world.

A talapoin is a Buddhist priest or monk. (Full text)

—“The Talapoins are called by the Burmese Phonghis, which term means great glory, or Rahans, which means perfect. (Full text)

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