Zanzibar Red Colobus

Procolobus kirkii

Size: Up to 65cm long + 77cm tail
Habitat: Forests and magrove swamp
Feeding: Leaves, seeds, flowers, fruit

The Zanzibar Red Colobus, or Kirk's Red Colobus, is only found on the island of Zanzibar and the numbers are worryingly small. It is a gregarious animal found in troops.

It has a grey/black coat with a chestnut red back and tail. The face is black with a pink nose and lips.

These photos were taken in the Jozani National Park, Zanzibar.








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