16-25 inches long
Females: 9 lbs
Males: 17 lbs
Name of Young
Did you know?
- De Brazza’s monkeys, also called swamp monkeys, live in social groups of up to 10 members. Each group has a dominant male leader. They are known for freezing in place when they are startled or danger is near.
- De Brazza’s monkeys usually live in close proximity to water. Though they are primarily arboreal and spend the majority of their time in the trees, they are capable of swimming
- Males and females have pouches in their cheeks to help them store food while foraging. They eat leaves, fruit, nuts, insects, and occasionally small animals such as lizards.
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