A small West African monkey that lives in large groups near watercourses and in swamp forest.
- Miopithecus talapoin, family Cercopithecidae.
- Some species breed readily in captivity, as do rhesus; others, such as talapoins, are more difficult.
- Predators of talapoin monkeys include leopards, golden cats, genets, raptors, large snakes, and Nile monitors.
- This Pourquoi tale of the Mpongwe explains why talapoins live in trees.
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