Allen's Swamp Monkey
Allenopithecus nigroviridis

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Range and habitat:
Allen's swamp monkeys live in the primary lowland swamp forests of northeastern Congo, Zaire, and Angola.

Natural diet:
This species feeds primarily on fruit, small amounts of roots, flowers, nectar, insects, worms and fish. They have been seen scooping fish from small pools.

Size / weight range:
The swamp monkey can grow to be 17 to 18 inches tall, and their tails can grow to be 19 to 20 inches long. Males can weigh up to 13 pounds, while females can weigh up to 8 pounds.

Interesting facts:
Swamp monkeys are the only species in their genus.
These monkeys can swim!

Location at The Toledo Zoo:
Primate Forest
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