World of Animals
Enjoy learning about the Mandrill!
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-Height: Male:28-30 inches
-Tail Length: 2-3 inches
-Weight: Males: up to 120 pounds
Females: up to 60 pounds
Adult Male Mandrill
Food and Feeding
-fruits, leaves, roots, seeds, insects, eggs, and small animals
-find most of their food on the ground...and fruit trees
-use their fingers to dig, prepare food, and bring it up to their mouths.
-spend most of their day looking for food
-live in the forests of Cameroon
-live in groups of 15-100
-sometimes up to 200
-each group has at least 1 male, 5 females, and their young
-males protect their group
-males have been known to live by themselves
-keep verbal contact with each other
Links for More Information
-Lincoln Park Zoo Mandrill
Species Data Sheet