GELADAS

The gelada is the only species
​in the genus, Theropithecus.
​It includes 2 subspecies

Theropithecus gelada

CONSERVATION STATUS: LEAST CONCERN

Geladas are only found in the grasslands of the Semien Mountains in Ethiopia. Their territories are lined with rocky cliffs, where they sleep at night, and are mostly filled with grassy meadows, with the occasional bush or tree marking the environment. The species is divided into two gelada subspecies—the northern and southern…

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