Kenya’s Elusive Patas Monkeys
By Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski
Posted on the National Geographic Explorers Journal on June 7, 2013
An extremely hot and dusty road leads us northwards along the Kenya-Uganda border. We are in West Pokot District, central western Kenya. Despite what appears suitable habitat, no warthog (Phacochoerus sp.) will expose itself to us in this heat, and neither will the Guenter’s dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri), olive baboon (Papio anubis) or any other mammal that we hope to encounter in the region….
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