About samango monkeys in the KZN Midlands

The scientific name for samango monkeys used by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is Cercopithecus mitis (synonym Cercopithecus albogularis). Common names in English include Samango, Blue Monkey, Diademed Monkey, Golden Monkey and Sykes' Monkey. There are 17 subspecies of Cercopithecus mitis in Africa, with some subspecies being endemic to specific regions. Countries … Continue reading About samango monkeys in the KZN Midlands

Meeting Fort Nottingham’s Samango Monkeys

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Fort Nottingham is a charming village in the Midlands, Kwazulu-Natal, known for its historical museum housed within an old fort, a small town hall and a nature reserve comprising forest, grassland and wetland, which is inhabited by a number of wild species. We headed out there to meet Fort Nottingham’s samangos … Continue reading Meeting Fort Nottingham’s Samango Monkeys