Preuss's guenon

The secretive Preuss's guenon Allochrocebus preussi preussi is a large semi-terrestrial monkey which in Nigeria is found only in montane forests on the Obudu plateau in Cross River State and possibly the Okwangwo Division of Cross River National Park.  Also known as the mountain monkey Preuss’s guenon is threatened by hunting (and its terrestrial habits make it susceptible to being caught in wires snares set for other ground-dwelling animals) as well as habitat fragmentation.  Classified as endangered.

Preuss’s guenon


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Inaoyom Sunday Imong
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Country Director
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