How many baby Dent’s mona monkeys are in a litter?
A Dent’s mona monkey (Cercopithecus denti) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 527 grams (1.16 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Cercopithecidae family (genus: Cercopithecus). An adult Dent’s mona monkey grows up to a size of 21.1 cm (0′ 9″).
To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.
Dent’s mona monkey (Cercopithecus denti) is an Old World monkey in the family Cercopithecidae found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Congo, Rwanda, western Uganda, and the Central African Republic. It was previously classified as a subspecies of Wolf’s mona monkey C. wolf.
Other animals of the family Cercopithecidae
Dent’s mona monkey is a member of the Cercopithecidae, as are these animals:
- Diana monkey with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Golden snub-nosed monkey with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Hose’s langur weighting around 6.29 kilograms (13.87 lbs)
- Gray snub-nosed monkey with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Black snub-nosed monkey weighting around 11 kilograms (24.25 lbs)
- Tana River red colobus with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Capped langur weighting around 11.21 kilograms (24.71 lbs)
- Preuss’s red colobus with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Mandrill with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Pig-tailed langur with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Dent’s mona monkey
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: