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Mammalthon 2: Guereza (Colobus guereza)

Posted on May 14, 2008 by in Mammalthons, Primates | 2 comments

Colobus guereza
Number 0167

Last one! That was sure a looooong 24 hours, wasn’t it? My tía Laura let me pick for her, and I selected this black-and-white colobus monkey species, the guereza. It lives in Africa, and the white feathery fur you see off its shoulder here is called its mantle. It also has a very long tail, not shown here. This guy reminds me of a certain famous painting, and painter. Check it out:

Consecutive days of mammals: 12
Previous record: 11


  1. The resemblance is awesome!

  2. very cool

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