vervet


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Related to vervet: Chlorocebus pygerythrus
  • noun

Synonyms for vervet

South African monkey with black face and hands

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There was nothing to do except adopt the little vervet and take it to a sanctuary.
More than once, wild Capuchin and Vervet monkeys have been confiscated by animal lovers after fights that have at times turned violent.
Other animals include chimpanzees, baby crocodiles, African gray parrots and vervet monkeys that come in by airplane from countries like South Africa and Ukraine.
The research was carried out by observing wild vervet monkeys in South Africa.
org/content/340/6131/483) f papers published in the journal Science on Friday, researchers found traces of what could be called cultural transmission in humpback whales and wild vervet monkeys.
Experts say monkeys have been known to accept young humans into their fold and there has been a previous case in which a four-year-old Ugandan boy was left in the jungle for more than a year to live with vervet monkeys before being rescued and adapting well to life with people.
Play-mothering: the relations between juvenile females and young infants among free-ranging vervet monkeys (Cercipithecus aethiops).
I arrived at Mvuu Lodge and decanted myself into a tent the size of a tennis court; I tiptoed gingerly over a warthog snoring beneath the walkway to my private shower; I locked the front door pointedly in the face of a vervet monkey hoping to acquaint himself with my luggage; and I ate cutlets above grazing kudu and waiting crocs in this crook of the Shire River.
Not a single civil servant was to be found in the fifteen gloomy offices of the compound, which was overrun with vervet monkeys.
The fascinating enclosure of Vervet monkeys, terrapins (a turtle) and a Nile crocodile is undoubtedly a unique attraction for visitors, and in fact houses species which occur in the same habitat in the wild -- a tactic that Al Ain Zoo strives to implement as enrichment for their animals, said an official of the zoo.
Mother-offspring conflict in vervet monkeys: variation in response to ecological conditions.
It is believed he had been living with vervet monkeys for three years after his parents were killed in the civil war.
squirrel, vervet and Indian languor monkeys as tertiary screens (Table III).
Further studies need to be carried out using non-human primates such as vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) to confirm whether the extract can be as effective in these primates for future use to treat the leishmaniases.
He smiled at his new wife, a small woman with laugh lines and a vervet hanging from one hand.