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White-throated Guenon  from Christiano Artuso The White-Throated Guenon, also known as the red-bellied monkey and the red-bellied guenon, is a diurnal primate that lives on trees of rainforests or tropical areas of Nigeria and Benin. They are usually frugivores but insects, leaves, and crops are also in their diet. They usually live in small groups of four to five individual monkeys however, there have been groups of 30 discovered, and in cases, some males wander alone. They are arboreal, living in moist tropical forest and the wettest parts of dry tropical forest, however they can also be found in secondary bush and old farmland. Males weigh from 3.5-4.5 kg and females weigh 2-4 kg. Females give birth to one offspring, which is a factor of decreasing population. They were once considered extinct due to constant hunting for the fur of their unique red belly and white front legs, but a small group was subsequently found near the Niger River in 1988. They are still considered an endangered species due to their decreasing population. They are present within Nigerian forest reserves and sacred groves in Benin, but hunting and logging restrictions are difficult to enforce or nonexistent. They are one of the species that live in the Guinean Forests of the West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot.


Practicality - Ken Poyner The preparation for war is unlike preparation for peace

The Last Nazi - John Grey At some point the second world war has to end

The Scallops of Rye Bay - Ben Gilbert The battle for the world comes down to three people

How Amazing - Peter Mladinic The difference between animals, both feral and domestic

Across the Wall - Matthew McAyeal In these days of walls, it's important who they separate

A Made Boy - Jeffrey Zable Privilege is never seen by those who possess it

the buffet - Iftekhar Sayeed A history that many in the west do not know

Orville Baumgardner and the Deep State - James Hanna One more Orville speech to horrify those allergic to word salad

Too Much Asia to Erase - Tom Sheehan The dangers inherent in charity


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