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