THE CHUCK Characteristics of the mandrel Scientific name: Mandrillus sphinx Common name: chuck Family: Cercopitécidos features: - Weight: 50 kg. - Length: 90 cm. - Height: - Longevity: 50 years. - Habitat: Forest, plantations and savannahs. - Distribution: Equatorial Africa: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo. - Food: Omnivorous (primarily fruits, also leaves, seeds, invertebrates arthropods, fish). Further characteristics of the mandrel On her looks: The coloration of the face of the mandrel is changing with age is more brilliant colors as it ages. On their behavior: The mandrel is a gregarious animal, forming groups of up to 250 individuals. On his playlist: The gestation of this mammal lasts between 230 and 260 days. The female baboon gives birth to a single calf. About the dangers threatening it: The colorful face of the mandrel together with the cries emitted by this animal used to intimidate their enemies. The main enemies of the mandrel are the harpy and leopard. Habitat loss is the reason that the gorilla is seriously threatened with poaching.