Gallery description : vervet monkey

Vervet Monkey usually lives in riverine acacia forests. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore. The top speed it is able to reach is 45kph (30mph). The average weight of the vervet monkey is 3.5kg - 5kg (7lbs - 10lbs). The life span is 12 - 24 years. Vervet Monkey which methodical name is chlorocebus pygerythrus is usually 46cm - 66cm (17.9in - 25.7in).

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Facts about vervet monkeys
NameVervet Monkey
GenusChlorocebus
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Common NameVervet monkey
Scientific NameChlorocebus pygerythrus
Size (L)46cm - 66cm (17.9in - 25.7in)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
PreyLeaves, fruits, insects
ClassMammalia
HabitatRiverine acacia forests
Life Span12 - 24 years
Average Litter Size1
Skin TypeFur
PredatorsLeopard, serval, crocodile
Top Speed45kph (30mph)
FamilyCercopithecidae
GroupMammal
DietOmnivore
OrderPrimates
LifestyleDiurnal
ColourOlive, grey, brown, black, silver
Weight3.5kg - 5kg (7lbs - 10lbs)
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