Mandrill

By: Max Hathaway

Introduction

EEE EEE EEEEE! That's the sound of the mandrill. Have you ever thought in your mind that you'd ever get to see the mandrill's butt? Did you know that mandrills have teeth the size of a pencil? Those teeth are huge! My dad say's ''Don't get in a fight against a mandrill". Read on to find out why?

Appearance & Classification

The mandrill a mammal. The mandrill is a little bit bigger than a tall 6 year old. The fully groan mandrill is 32 inches long. This amazing creature weighs 55 pounds. The color of the mandrill the bottom to the top is brown, blue, pink, purple and black. The mandrill's is covered in fur. The skin looks wrinkled in some places. The butt and head is wrinkled. The rest is fur. An interesting body feature is that the mandrill has a yellow goatee.

Habitat Information

The mandrill lives in the sub-tropical rain forest and Camoroon. The climate in the sub-tropical rain forest and Camoroon, is warm but wet. A mandrill's house is both up in the tree's and on the hard ground. The mandrill sleeps in tree's and eat's on the hard ground.

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Predator & Prey

Mandrill's don't have many predator's. The predators are: humans, hyena, leopard, other cat's. Sometimes even other mandrills. When mandrills get into fight's, sometimes it's over a female mandrill. The mandrill preys on small amphibians, reptiles, and insects. They also eat worms, fruit and roots. That means it's a omnivor. It eats many different kinds of animals.

Fascinating facts

# 1 Mandrill's live up to 20 human years because there usually there shot by humans most of the time.

# 2 Mandrill's are at high risk of endangerment in the wild.

# 3 A mandrill's scientific name is mandrillus sphinx.

# 4 A females hind changes color if it's scared, nerves, mad, excited and curious.

# 5 when a mandrill gets angry it will show its teeth at a fearsome preditors .

Closing

Learning about mandills was fun. Hope you liked my report about the incredible mandrill. I hope you learned about the mandrill as well as I did.