White - nosed monkey

Cercopithecus ascanius
Class:
Млекопитающие
Squad:
Приматы
Family:
Мартышковые
Genus:
Мартышки

A common species in Central Africa. It lives in the dense foliage of tropical forests. They live in large groups of 15-20 individuals in territories protected by males. The average body length is 35-50 cm . Males weigh 3-6 kg, females 2-4 kg. Distinctive external features are a black facial area, blue skin around the eyes, a white spot on the nose, white fur on the cheeks. The lower part of the tail has a red-brown color. The cubs are gray at birth. The diet consists of fruits, leaves, flowers, insects, plant shoots. Females reach sexual maturity at 4 years old, males at 5-6 years old. Pregnancy lasts 180 days. Females give birth to 1 cub every year. At 2 months, babies begin to move independently and eat solid food. Life expectancy in nature is about 20 years, in captivity they live up to 25 years.

SIMILAR ANIMALS

Белоносая мартышка
Cercopithecus ascanius
Oq burunli maymun
Cercopithecus ascanius
Мартышка Бразза
Cercopithecus neglectus
Sphinx Mandrill
Mandrillus sphinx