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53)We now move from the leaf-eating monkeys to the monkeys with cheek pouches. This de Brazza monkey is one species of the large group of African monkeys called the guenons. Each type of guenon has strikingly different facial patterns. RA gray mother with red and white markings on her face holds a curious infant.
Notes: A gray mother with red and white markings on her face holds a curious infant.
Scientific name: Cercopithecus neglectus
de Brazza -- dih-BRAH-zah
guenons -- GEH-nuns
Member of the cheek pouch monkey group
Photo © by: Alan Shoemaker

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