Black-and-white colobus (Colobus guereza)

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Details of Black-and-white colobus (Colobus guereza)

Eastern Black-and-white Colobus is native to much of west central and east Africa, including CameroonEquatorial GuineaNigeriaEthiopiaKenyaTanzaniaUganda and Chad.The mantled guereza lives in stable social groups usually containing three to fifteen members.The mantled guereza is primarily arboreal, but does sometimes descend on the ground to forage and travel, perhaps more so than most other colobines.

Weight - 7,8-13,5 kg

Length: 57,6- 61,5 cm. 

Colour: mostly black, with long white fringes of silky hair

 

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Eastern Black-and-white Colobus is native to much of west central and east Africa, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Chad.The mantled guereza lives in stable social groups usually containing three to fifteen members.The mantled guereza is primarily arboreal, but does sometimes descend on the ground to forage and travel, perhaps more so than most other colobines.

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