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Cercopithecus diana

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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

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

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Vulnerable (VU)

Status according to Red List:Vulnerable (VU)

IUCN web page