THE CHUCK

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					                          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.

				
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