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Mandrill

Mandrill
Mandrillus sphinx / Mandrill

Mandrill
Habitat
Tropical rainforests
Continent
Africa
Food
Omnivore with preference for fruits and leaves
Gestation/breeding period
180 days
Mode of life
Many-female-many-male groups, in the zoo small harems
Class
Mammals
Order
Primates

Key facts

~ 1 m
size

~ 40 kg
weight

~ 40 years
age

How endangered are Mandrills?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Mandrill
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The mandrill is one of the most colourful mammals of all.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Afrika House)

daily
1:45 pm
hangout with commentary
Mandrill

Mandrill on the zoo tour

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