MANDRILL (Mandrillus sphinx) - ©yushimoto_02 [christian]
Location: Only in the rain forests of equatorial Africa
Facts: Largest of all Monkeys
Mandrills are extremely colorful, perhaps more so than any other mammal. They are easily identifiable by the blue and red skin on their faces and their brightly hued rumps.
They also have extremely long canine teeth that can be used for self-defense—though baring them is typically a friendly gesture among mandrills.
These are primarily terrestrial monkeys, and they move with long arms to forage on the ground for fruits, roots, and animals such as insects, reptiles, and amphibians.
Their cheeks have built-in pouches that are used to store snacks for later consumption
They are often hunted as bushmeat, and many Africans consider them to be a delicacy.
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