Diana monkey
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Order Primates

Family Cercopithecidae

Scientific Name

Cercopithecus diana

Thumbnail Description

They are likely to carry diseases that are communicated to humans such as yellow fever, tuberculosis.

The monkey is extremely noisy in the forest.

Size & Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 40 to 55 cm

WEIGHT: 4 – 7 kg

TAIL: 50–75 cm

Habitat

Primary forests

Distribution

West Africa, (Sierra Leone to Côte d’Ivoire)

Diet

Fruits, insects, young leaves, flowers, invertebrates

Reproduction

1 litter

Breeding Season

Unknown

Gestation Period

5 months

Sexual Maturity

3 years

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

20 years

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Crowned hawk-eagle, leopard, common chimpanzee, humans

Sounds

Unknown

Groups

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal

Conservation Status

Vulnerable

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