SWAMP MONKEYS

A unique genus: Allenopithecus

Allenopithecus nigroviridis

CONSERVATION STATUS: LEAST CONCERN

The Allen’s swamp monkey is found in lowland forests throughout the central Congolian Basin, on both sides of the Congo River. Although the species has an apparently wide distribution, these monkeys are confined to areas near bodies of water, like swamp forests or riverine forests. Within the range depicted, only one-third of the…

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