MANDRILLS

The Mandrillus genus includes 2 species

Mandrillus leucophaeus

CONSERVATION STATUS: ENDANGERED

Found in the dense, ancient rainforests of a geographically limited area of western Africa, the drill is a little-studied Old World monkey in great need of conservation. The endangered drill species comprises two subspecies: Mandrillus leucophaeus, found north of the Sanaga River in Cameroon and Nigeria, and Mandrillus… 

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Mandrillus sphinx

CONSERVATION STATUS: VULNERABLE

The largest of the world’s monkeys, mandrills are native to the west coast of Central Africa. These striking primates reside in the tropical rainforests, forested upland slopes, dense secondary forests, and thick bush of southwestern Cameroon, western Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and southwestern Congo. They also live in gallery…

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