proboscis monkey


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Synonyms for proboscis monkey

Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose

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The proboscis monkey - a reddish-brown, pot-bellied primate - rose to prominence in Britain when Attenborough featured it as part of his Wildlife on One BBC series in 1988.
London, Aug 28 ( ANI ): Blobfish, axolotl and proboscis monkey are battling it out for the ugliest animals on earth title.
He has hit the headlines for his crocodile project, as well as warning on the future of the iconic big-nosed proboscis monkey and attempting to stave off extinction of the slow loris due to an aggressive illegal pet trade.
Located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu and set on the shores of Pulau Gaya, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Gaya Island Resort offers a launching pad to discover Borneo and all that it has to offer -- beaches, diving sites and rainforests, offering a home to many rare species including the orangutan and the proboscis monkey.
An adult male Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis larvatus) rests on a tree limb on a cool morning in Tasek Merimbun National Park.
I've eaten monitor lizard; my son has eaten proboscis monkey.
I wonder also at the devotion shown by, say, the proboscis monkey in mastering the fiendish nasal mutation rules.
Bako National Park, a good day trip from Kuching, contains a range of animals, including Borneo's second most recognisable primate, the proboscis monkey.
Sandakan Airport (Sabah): Perfect for animal enthusiasts who visit the famous Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary;
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The Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam is within walking distance of some of the city's famous tourist attractions such as the Jame' Asr Mosque, Brunei's largest mosque; Kampong Ayer, the world's oldest over-water village and the Ulu Ulu Resort, a national park and home to the near extinct proboscis monkey.
Over the next two years 72,000 trees will be planted, which will aid in the survival of other endangered wildlife as well, including the storms stork, Borneon bristlehead, and rare endemic species such as the proboscis monkey and Borneon gibbon.
They have huge noses, gouty demeanours, pale faces and a permanent state of arousal like large sections of the English aristocracy" - Comedian and wildlife expert Bill Bailey's description of the proboscis monkey.
The majority of visitors come to Sukau for the opportunity to view the flagship species of the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (orang-utah, Bornean pygmy elephant, proboscis monkey, and hornbills) in the wild.
A long-term research and conservation programme was also launched for the protection of the proboscis monkey, a "reddish-brown primate with a protruding nose".