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Tantalus Monkey

[tan-tl-uhs]

The Tantalus Monkey (Chlorocebus tantalus) is an Old World monkey endemic to Ghana, Sudan, and Kenya. It was originally described as a subspecies of the Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops). All species in Chlorocebus were formerly in the genus Cercopithecus.

This species has three recognized subspecies:

References

it: Chlorocebus tantalus

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