Grey's crowned guenon

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

The Grey's crowned guenon (Cercopithecus pogonias grayi), also known as the crowned guenon, crowned monkey, golden-bellied guenon, or golden-bellied monkey, 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 (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 158. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.
  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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)