Mantled guereza

The mantled guereza (Colobus guereza), also known simply as the guereza, the eastern black-and-white colobus, or the Abyssinian black-and-white colobus, is a black-and-white colobus, a type of Old World monkey. It is native to much of west central and east Africa.

It has a distinctive appearance, which is alluded to in its name; the long white fringes of hair that run along each side of its black trunk are known as a mantle. Its face is framed with white hair and it has a large white tail tuft.

  • XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR + 2x
    265.8 mm (eq 399 mm)
  • ISO 800
  • ƒ/9.4
  • 1/13 s
Map showing location of “Mantled guereza” in Nakuru, Kenya

Nakuru, Kenya

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