Blue Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis)


Details of Blue Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis)

Though it's called blue, this monkey is usually olive or grey. It lives in forests, eats mainly fruits and leaves. Monkeys live in female-philopatric social systems where females stay in their natal groups while males disperse once they reach adulthood.Blue Monkeys do not like to come on the ground unless they need food.




Short Overview

Length: 50-65 cm

Weight: 4-8 kg

 Order of Blue Monkeys: Primates

Tail: almost equivalent to the total body length.

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