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Diana monkeys live in groups of up to 30 individuals, often they are co-habitating with other species. As a kind of identification feature for their conspecifics, Diana monkeys wear species–specific colour patterns in their faces. Besides, they communicate via certain head and body movements. They have developed different warning sounds for different enemies in dangerous situations. Status according to Red List: vulnerable

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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ClassificationOrder: primates; family :guenon and relatives; guenons live in 30 species with about 70 subspecies only in Africa
DietRipe wild fruit, roots, buds, insects and other invertebrate animals
HabitatTop levels of the rainforests of Sierra Leone and South Guinea up to Ghana
ReproductionGestation time: 5.5 months, 1 young (330–410 g); weaning: 6 months; sexual maturity: 3–5 years; maximum age: 35 years

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

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