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Colobus Monkey

Colobus Monkey
Scientific Name: Guereza
Local Name: Mbega
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Colobus Monkey

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This is striking black and white monkey, with a long flowing cape of hair and an even longer, non-prehensile tail. Found in thick forest both inland an on the coast, these leaf eating monkeys live in large family groups, protected by a dominant male who claims his territory with a loud rattling call.

The Colobus Monkey is found in the following park(s):

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