Animal Size

Preuss’s monkey size: How big do they get?

How big does a Preuss’s monkey get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Preuss’s monkey (Cercopithecus preussi) reaches an average size of 54.5 cm (1′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 5.14 kg (11.32 lbs). A Preuss’s monkey has 1 babies at once. The Preuss’s monkey (genus: Cercopithecus) is a member of the family Cercopithecidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The Preuss’s monkey (Allochrocebus preussi), also known as Preuss’s guenon, is a diurnal primate that lives terrestrially in mountainous (up to 2500 m) forests of eastern Nigeria, western Cameroon and Bioko in Equatorial Guinea. It was formerly classified as a subspecies of the L’Hoest’s monkey (A. lhoesti).Pruess’s monkey is currently classified as a member of the genus Allochrocebus. It was formerly considered a member of the genus Cercopithecus.The diet of Preuss’s monkey is primarily fruit, leaves and insects, although the species occasionally raids human crops. It is darkish in coloration with a white chin, and adult males have a blue scrotum. Preuss’s monkeys weigh up to 10 kg. Troops consist of one adult male and several females and adolescents, averaging 17 total per troop. Females give birth to a single offspring about once every three years. The young mature at 4 years and live to be an average of 31 years.Preuss’s monkey is an endangered species, due to habitat loss and hunting. It is one of the species that live in the Guinean Forests of the West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot.Preuss’s monkey is known to occur in captivity only at the Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, and Conservation of Primates and Nature (CERCOPAN) in Cross River State, Nigeria.There are two subspecies of Preuss’s monkey:Cameroon Preuss’s monkey, Cercopithecus preussi preussiBioko Preuss’s monkey, Cercopithecus preussi insularis

Animals of the same family as a Preuss’s monkey

We found other animals of the Cercopithecidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Preuss’s monkey

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Preuss’s monkey:

Animals with the same litter size as a Preuss’s monkey

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Preuss’s monkey:

Animals with the same weight as a Preuss’s monkey

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cercopithecus preussi: