mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx)
Simia mormon. - The Variegated Baboon.
Title: Musei Leveriani explicatio, anglica et latina
Year: 1792 (1790s)
Authors: George Shaw, 1751-1813, Charles Reuben Ryley, 1752?-1798, ill Philip Reinagle, 1749-1833, ill Stone, Sarah, ca. 1760-1844, ill Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver Sydenham Edwards, 1769?-1819, engraver
Subjects: Sir Ashton Lever, 1729-1788; Leverian Museum (London, England); Zoology; Natural history museums; Mammals; Birds
The mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is a primate of the Old World monkey family. Mandrills are found in southern Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Congo. Mandrills mostly live in tropical rainforests. They live in very large groups.