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Innocence? Young vervet pretending not to be a cheeky monkey. Chlorocebus pygerythrus,Geotagged,South Africa,Spring,Vervet monkey,monkeys,primates,south africa Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (6)

  1. lol, super cute, this fake innocence :) Posted 3 years ago
  2. yes, a great fake innocence;-) Posted 3 years ago
  3. Great portrait of this really sympathetic looking little creature :). Posted 3 years ago
  4. Wonderful capture. All animals are innocent. :) Posted 3 years ago
  5. Adorable... nicely captured and composed.
    Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you Dave! Posted 2 years ago

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The vervet monkey , or simply vervet, is an Old World monkey of the family Cercopithecidae native to Africa. The term "vervet" is also used to refer to all the members of the genus ''Chlorocebus''. The five distinct subspecies can be found mostly throughout Southern Africa, as well as some of the eastern countries. Vervets were introduced to Florida, Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Arizona, California, Ascension Island, Cape Verde, Barbados, Saint Kitts, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Jan 31, 2016. Captured Dec 4, 2015 11:54 in Unnamed Road, South Africa.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1000
  • 200mm