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Mantled guerezas

Mantled guereza
Colobus guereza / Mantled guereza

Mantled guereza with young
Habitat
Rainforests and gallery forests, but also tree-covered savannahs
Continent
Africa
Food
Leaves, buds, flowers, fruits
Gestation/breeding period
6 months
Mode of life
Harem groups with up to 15 animals
Class
Mammals
Order
Primates

Key facts

~ 65 cm
size

~ 14 kg
weight

~ 35 years
age

How endangered are Mantled guerezas?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Mantled guereza with young
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The offspring of the mantled guereza is born completely white.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
3:30 pm
feeding without commentary
Young mantled guereza

Mantled guereza on the zoo tour

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