Mandrills have a highly varied diet including fruit, seeds, fungi, roots, insects, snails, worms, frogs, lizards, and sometimes snakes and even small vertebrates. Generally, mandrill males scrounge for food on the ground while females and their young sit in midlevel trees.
Animal Foods: amphibians; reptiles; insects; mollusks; terrestrial worms
Plant Foods: roots and tubers; seeds, grains, and nuts; fruit
Other Foods: fungus
Primary Diet: omnivore