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Synonyms for capuchin

a hooded cloak for women

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monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl

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Regardless, our results suggested that these additional virulence factors are less common in capuchin monkeys than in other wild animals including ruminants, canids, felids and birds (SILVA et al.
We discovered that some of the stone flakes produced accidentally by these capuchin monkeys were very similar to Oldowan stone tools," (https://www.
We know that capuchin monkeys share a number of our own economic biases," says psychologist Laurie Santos, lead author of the study.
Using external primers 5'-ACCTGATCCACATCCCATAACTAAA-3' and 5'-ATGGCGAACAATATTAAAACTAAAA-3', we amplified a larger fragment of the helicase gene (390 bp) from all 25 positive samples; 12 positive serum pools, 4 from capuchin monkeys and 8 from cattle, were chosen for helicase gene sequencing and analysis.
Seeing her delight at being reunited with capuchin monkeys in the wild, you'll wonder why you ever doubted her.
THE WOMAN RAISED BY MONKEYS (9pm National Geographic) IT'S A story you long to be true - Bradford woman Marina Chapman, inset, made headlines around the world earlier this year with her claim that she spent five years of her childhood alone in the South American rainforest - and owes her survival to the tiny capuchin monkeys who accepted her as one of their own.
Birds, meerkats, tortoises, peafowls, capuchin monkeys, a leopard and a hornbill were amongst the other animals discovered.
Birds, meerkats, tortoises, peafowls, capuchin monkeys and other species from overseas and Thailand were found at the warehouse, police Col.
The capuchin monkey was transported to the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, north Germany, where it will serve out the rest of its quarantine before being introduced to other capuchin monkeys.
He also slammed the star for only buying one, noting capuchin monkeys are social animals happier in groups.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Bearded capuchin monkeys deliberately place palm nuts in a stable position on a surface before trying to crack them open, revealing their capacity to use tactile information to improve tool use.
Capuchin monkeys are known for their ability to crack open nuts and the hard shells of other foods.
Wild capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus) use anvils and stone pounding tools.