colobus monkey


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Synonyms for colobus monkey

arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs

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Tests carried out at the National History Museum proved it was made from the skins of black and white colobus monkeys.
The experts have confirmed that the fur orginates from black and white colobus monkeys.
loved visiting the Jozani Forest and seeing the rare Red Colobus Monkeys up close.
Kevin, a 3ft tall, black-furred and white-tailed colobus monkey, went bananas last week with his father, going awol from the compound at Belfast Zoo.
The Sunray was originally tied with black-and-white Colobus monkey hair but because this is a protected species, the next best thing is hair from a dog.
But tests proved it was made from colobus monkey skins.
The 3ft tall, black-furred and white-tailed Colobus monkey broke free from his compound at Belfast Zoo on Sunday.
The 3ft tall Colobus monkey broke free from his compound at Belfast Zoo on Saturday.
During the first year, centre staff have trained Gambian government officials in biodiversity, helped conserve rare species such as the red colobus monkey and started a regular column on conservation in the national paper, The Gambian Observer.
These appear to have been successful, as there have not been any reports of red colobus monkey road-kills since.
Humans are almost four times more likely to be at risk from bugs from chimps, which last shared an ancestor with us eight million years ago, than a colobus monkey, with which we were last related 34 million years ago.
A spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said an expert had told them the fur is likely to come from an endangered Colobus monkey.
In 1969 we had Britain's first Colobus monkey born in captivity.
Protection of the red colobus monkey has also been a greater challenge to conservationists than Changuu's giant tortoises because of the ill-feeling of farming communities bordering Jozani towards the forest's wild animals, including the rare monkey.