IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

It occurs in western and central Africa, ranging from the Cross River in southeastern Nigeria east to Cameroon and Central African Republic and southward to Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo Republic and DR Congo (Van Rompaey and Colyn 2013). In 1994, a relic population was discovered in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, approximately 200 km west of the Cross River (Colyn and Van Rompaey 1994) and a specimen was recovered being sold as bushmeat in Ibeno, just west of the Cross River (Angelici et al. 1999). It has been collected from sea level to elevations of around 600640 m asl (Van Rompaey and Colyn 2013).


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