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Tantalus Monkey

Chlorocebus Tantalus

Description:

Small, mostly brown, some white around face and chest

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jae
Jae 6 years ago
Tantalus monkey
Chlorocebus tantalus Tantalus monkey


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3 Comments

NoamFossi
NoamFossi 6 years ago

Thanks for the help, I'm going to put it down as a Tantalus since I saw it in Cameroon

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Hi NoamFossi! The Tantalus monkey was once considered a subspecies of the grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops). The grivet is now considered restricted to Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea, while the Tantalus monkey ranges from West to Central Africa. Some authorities consider this monkey and all of the members of the genus Chlorocebus to be a single species.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grivet

NoamFossi
NoamFossi 6 years ago

I'm really not sure with this one, I was thinking it could be a grivet but the tantalus monkey looks just about the same.

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Minta, CE, Cameroon

Spotted on Jul 27, 2014
Submitted on Jul 27, 2014

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