Outside Animals

Wolf's Guenon Cercopithecus wolfi


The Wolf's Guenon is found in lowland rainforests and swamp forests.

Diet in the wild

Fruit, leaves, nectar and insects

Diet at the Zoo

Fruit, vegetables, greens and leaf eater biscuits

Fascinating Facts

  • Have pouches in cheeks to hide food from others.
  • Named after the man who discovered them, Dr. Ludwig Wolf.
  • Use up to seven distinct verbal calls to communicate.
  • Stomp branches, toss leaves, show teeth and more to communicate thoughts.
  • Serve as pollinators for certain rainforest trees in the wild because diet consists of nectar.