Uganda Red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles)

Split from the Western red colobus in 2001, this relatively large red-grey monkey has few distinguishing features other than its slightly tufted crown. It is highly sociable and normally lives in scattered troops of 50 or more animals. Confined to a few localities along the Albertine Rift in Uganda and Tanzania, it is IUCN red-listed as endangered, but is quite common in Kibale National Park, and is often seen on the swamp walk through the neighbouring Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

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