Golden-bellied mangabey (Cercocebus chrysogaster)
|Synonyms:||Cercocebus galeritus chrysogaster|
|French:||Cercocèbe À Ventre Doré|
- The golden-bellied mangabey is endemic to the Democratic Republic of the Congo where it can be found south of the Congo River.
- Golden-bellied mangabeys typically live in groups of about 15, although it has been estimated that the group size can exceed 100.
- The golden-bellied mangabey is threatened by hunting for meat and the pet trade, as well as habitat loss.
- Mangabeys have tails that are longer than their bodies, providing good balance for moving through the tree canopy.
Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (June, 2010)