Vervet monkey. Image ©kidcyber

Vervet monkey. Image ©kidcyber

Vervet monkeys live in Africa.

They stay near trees for safety.

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Their fur is mostly silver with some green.

They have a black face, hands and feet.

They have long tails.

 

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Vervet monkeys live in big groups.

They make a lot of different sounds.

 

Vervets eat what they find in and under trees, like leaves and buds and fruit.

They eat lizards and bugs too.

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A mother vervet monkey carries her baby wherever she goes.

Baby vervet monkeys hang on to their mother's fur.

 

 


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