The diet and feeding behaviour of Cercopithecus aethiops tantalus.

  title={The diet and feeding behaviour of Cercopithecus aethiops tantalus.},
  author={Michael Kavanagh},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  volume={30 1},
  • Michael Kavanagh
  • Published 1978 in
    Folia primatologica; international journal of…
The feeding behaviour of representative groups of tantalus monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops tantalus) was observed during 1974-1975 in three habitats in Cameroon. Observations took place during the wet and dry seasons in sahelian savannah, guinea savannah and farmed forest. The tantalus monkeys were similar to other races of C.aethiops that have been studied in that they were omnivorous and lacked any narrow specialisations of either diet or feeding techniques. The dietary range was similar in… CONTINUE READING