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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Grouping Old World monkey
Observation Number (Open Context) 3
Subspecies Cercocebus torquatus
Common name Red-capped mangabey
Period of study May 2009 - September 2009
Country or Region Gabon
Method 10 minute group scans every 20 minutes (Altmann, 1974)
Wet season March - May, October - December
Dry season January - February, June - September
Environment Lowland, evergreen forest, extensive undergrowth and thickets
Altitude (m) Unknown
% Fruit 38.0
% Leaves 0.5
% Seeds 45.8
% Invertebrates 2.8
% Other 12.0
Fruit availability peak July - September
Low fruit availability May - July
Percentages Based on time spent feeding
Reference Cooke 2012
Full Reference
Cooke, C. (2012). The Feeding, ranging, and positional behaviors of Cercocebus torquatus, the Red-Capped Mangabey, in Sette Cama Gabon: A Phylogenetic Perspective. PhD Thesis. Ohio State University. [Available at: ]
Suggested Citation

Rebecca Haywood. (2020) "Old World monkey 3 from Africa/Gabon/Sette Cama, Sentier Nature Forest, Gamba Park Complex, Gabon". In Database of non-human primate dietary studies. Rebecca Haywood (Ed). Released: 2020-08-21. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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