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The Vervet Monkey has a black face with a white fringe of hair, while the overall body color is mostly grizzled-grey. The males have a pale blue scrotum.  The Vervet Monkeys is social-- living in groups of up to 38.  There is a clear order of dominance among individuals within the group.  ..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 Vervet Monkey has a black face with a white fringe of hair, while the overall body color is mostly grizzled-grey. The males have a pale blue scrotum. The Vervet Monkeys is social-- living in groups of up to 38. There is a clear order of dominance among individuals within the group. ..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...
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