Colobus guereza

Black-and-white colobus

Black-and-white colobus are Old World monkeys of the genus Colobus and are closely related to the red colobus monkeys of genus Piliocolobus. The word "colobus" comes from Greek ekolobóse "he cut short" and is so named because its thumb is a stump.

There are five species of this monkey, with at least eight subspecies:


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