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Vervet Monkey

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Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:53 pm Unread post
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Was pretty disappointed because I was charged by a Vervet while parks on the road watching them, for the fruit in my hand :evil: People dont realise that feeding them does this :evil:
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Sat Aug 07, 2010 11:49 pm Unread post
They are daily visitors to our garden, but these pics were taken in Kruger :)

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Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:14 pm Unread post
Seen along the H4

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They seem to be increasingly aggressive :(

Terrible story SC, thanks for sharing :cry:


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Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:34 pm Unread post
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Sat May 05, 2012 10:11 am Unread post
This photo of a Vervet Monkey was taken in the Marakele National Park.

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Did You Know ?
The life expectancy of a Vervet Monkey is approximately 12 years.


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Sat May 05, 2012 10:20 am Unread post
Another photo off a Vervet Monkey at Marakele National Park.

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Vervet Monkeys travel between 330 and 1430 meters a day.


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Sat May 05, 2012 10:27 am Unread post
Another photo off a Vervet Monkey at Marakele National Park.

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Vervet Monkeys can see in colour and can differentiate between green fruit and ripe fruit.


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Sun May 13, 2012 5:00 pm Unread post
This Vervet Monkey was posing for the camera near Satara.

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Did You Know? :hmz:
The tail of a male Vervet Monkey is between 60 - 75 cm long.


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Sun May 13, 2012 5:02 pm Unread post
This is definitely a pose ...

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Did You Know? :hmz:
The tail of a female Vervet Monkey is between 48 - 65 cm long.


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Sun May 13, 2012 5:06 pm Unread post
Vervet Monkeys drinking water on the road between Lower-Sabie and Skukuza.

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A Vervet Monkey is dependant on water and will drink at least every second day.


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Sun May 13, 2012 5:26 pm Unread post
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Leukistic Monkey at Kanniedood Dam

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Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:44 pm Unread post
I spotted a young white monkey on the 3d of June 2012 at the Kanniedood dam. Anyone else seen it?

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Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:47 pm Unread post
Welcome to the forum Splinter :D
Never heard of a leukistic monkey before! And there it is :shock:
Thanks for sharing!


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Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:00 pm Unread post
Great spot Splinter :thumbs_up:

Welcome :gflower: :D


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Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:43 am Unread post
A warm welcome Splinter :D and a very interesting first post.
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