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54) Several species of guenons may live in the same area. Facial differences allow them to quickly recognize animals of the same species. This Preuss' guenon shows a patch of color on the face that allows other animals to see its facial expressions even in a dark forest. A black monkey with a white 'beard' sitting in a tree.
Notes: A black monkey with a white 'beard' sitting in a tree.
Scientific name: Cercopithecus preussi
guenons -- GEH-nuns
Member of the cheek pouch monkey group
Photo © by: Stephen Gartlan

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