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Last updated 2008.03.19

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The Eastern Black-and-white Colobus, also called the Mantled Colobus (Colobus Guereza) is fairly common in the central part of Africa.

Glossy black and white mantle. Weight 6-16 kg, body length 45-70 cm with a 50-90 cm long tail.

Typical troop size 6-9 individuals. They spend most of their time high up in the trees and can be difficult to observe properly.

Additional information at Wikipedia here.