IUCN STATUS: Data deficient
Only found in the Democratic Republic of Congo in tropical rainforests, golden bellied mangabey are easily distinguishable by their orange fur colouring on their front. They breed once a year, giving birth to one offspring that will not be fully independent until they are 4 to 5 years old. They are a nomadic, social species that travel in groups from 8 to 30 individuals. They have pouches in their cheeks which allow them to transport food.
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