Mountain guenons usually live on the ground, but when there is danger they flee in the trees. They form small groups that are dominated by females. Each group has one male, which only stays a few months.
Zebras undertake the longest migration of all mammals. And they like company; herds can contain more than 150,000 animals. Scientists don’t yet know why zebras have stripes: to be better camouflaged, to recognize their peers, to cool down faster, or even to ward off horse flies — which would be repelled by the reflection of the striped pattern.
Topped by three horns, this nkishi distinguishes itself by its eyes formed of round, globulous nails, which could be in reference to those of "Galago with the protruding eyes", the small primate who begot the first man in the original Songye-Eki myth.