Mandrill is the largest monkey in the world. It is not...
Largest Monkey of the World
Mandrill is the largest monkey in the world. It is not only the biggest but also the tallest monkey as well with a shoulder height of over 50 cm. According to its weight measurement, it is also the heaviest monkey in the world with an average weight of over 50 kg. Except being the largest monkey of the world, it is perhaps the most colorful monkey as well. So there are a lots of discretions attached with its name. Mandrills are found in the tropical rainforests and occasionally woodlands of southern Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Congo. They also live in tropical rainforests, gallery forests that are next to savanna and its mosaics.
Mandrill has hairless face, yellow beard, red nostrils and lips. Fur of this monkey is having yellow and black strips and belly's color is white. This colorful look serves as their identification mark. Male monkeys have longer canines than females. As far as their eating habits are concerned, they love to eat fruits and also eat barks, fibers and stems, which show that that they are omnivores. And the animals, which they eat, are spiders, beetles, snails, scorpions etc. Mandrills are social animals and live in large groups, primarily including females and young which are led by a single dominant male.