Grey's crowned guenon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Crowned guenon[1]
GreysCrownedGuenon2 CincinnatiZoo.jpg
Guenon at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Scientific classification
C. pogonias
Binomial name
Cercopithecus pogonias
Bennett, 1833
Crested Mona Monkey area.png
Crested Mona Monkey range

Grey's crowned guenons (Cercopithecus pogonias grayi) or crested mona monkeys is a species of monkey. They are mainly found in Central Africa which includes countries like Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Mona monkeys get up to 1.5 ft (0.46 m) in length and weigh 10 lb (4.5 kg). The lifespan of the crowned guenon is 20 years in captivity. They feed on mostly fruit, leaves, shoots, insects, and crops.

References[change | change source]

  1. Groves, Colin (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds) (ed.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 158. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.CS1 maint: multiple names: editors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text: editors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  2. Oates, J. F., Hart, J., Butynski, T. & Groves, C. P. (2008). "Cercopithecus pogonias". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)