Life as a bachelor male (Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus)

Two days ago while driving along the main road in Dargle Valley, an adult male samango monkey ran across the road in front of my vehicle then disappeared into a Bluegum plantation. It is believed that samango troops do not wander far away from the forest patches they live in, but this is not the case for the bachelor males who leave their natal troops around the age of six years.

Objectives of the research project

Here is a summary of the objectives of the project, followed by more detailed lists of primary and secondary objectives. Summary of the aims of the research project Determine the population size, location, genetics, and diet of samango monkeys in the Midlands, KZN. Determine the manner in which human intervention has impacted on these areas. Observe Samango monkey … Continue reading Objectives of the research project