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The Ververt Monkey feeds on all kinds of fruits, seeds, seedpods, leaves, buds, sap, flowers, herbs, and grasses. It will also eat things like lizards, birds eggs, and insects. Ververts are very caring of their young...The Vervet Monkey uses different sounds to warn of different types of predators; they have distinct calls to warn of the sighting of a leopard, a snake, or an eagle.  The Vervet Monkey is quickly disappearing in the Western Cape of South Africa where they are heavily persecuted.

The Ververt Monkey feeds on all kinds of fruits, seeds, seedpods, leaves, buds, sap, flowers, herbs, and grasses. It will also eat things like lizards, birds eggs, and insects. Ververts are very caring of their young...The Vervet Monkey uses different sounds to warn of different types of predators; they have distinct calls to warn of the sighting of a leopard, a snake, or an eagle. The Vervet Monkey is quickly disappearing in the Western Cape of South Africa where they are heavily persecuted.

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