Mona monkey (Cercopithecus mona)

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Mona monkey sitting on log
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • Mona monkeys live in groups of between 5 and 32 individuals, with only 1 adult male in each group
  • A lowland forest species, the mona monkey is largely found at riversides
  • Male and female mona monkeys are similar in appearance, except males are usually larger
  • Adult female mona monkeys usually give birth once every two years
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Mona monkey description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCercopithecidae
GenusCercopithecus (1)

Information on the mona monkey (Cercopithecus mona) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
mona guenon.
French
Cercopithèque Mone.
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Mona monkey status

The mona monkey is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (June, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org
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Mona monkey sitting on log  
Mona monkey sitting on log

© Luis Casiano / Biosphoto

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France
Tel: +33 (490) 162 042
Fax: +33 (663) 208 434
http://www.biosphoto.com/

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