vervet monkey

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Synonyms for vervet monkey

South African monkey with black face and hands

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According to the Oxford Journal article titled Systems Biology of Vervet Monkey, the primates have been found to have human-like characteristics such as anxiety, hypertension and alcoholism.
Dogs, cats, horses, dolphins, gorillas, lions, a vervet monkey, a kangaroo, a lion, a parrot, an elephant, a rabbit, and a Beluga whale all intervene at great risk to themselves to save humans.
Despite a punishing walking schedule of up to and beyond 30km every day, Wood lingered behind in the Ugandan village to rescue the tiny vervet monkey, aiming to find it sanctuary after local children scared its mother away.
The researchers originally set out to test how strongly wild vervet monkey infants are influenced by their mothers' habits.
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.
mulatta)[11]; Paxinos et al, [12] and the vervet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) [13], the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) [14].
Even with the aloe plants, termite mounds and prickly pear cactus, it didn't really register with me that I was in a foreign country until a vervet monkey ran across the road.
The zoo would have animals including birds like parrots, ducks, ostrich, pheasants, besides all kinds of deer, monkeys including the vervet monkey, and others.
Three years ago, ARC/Kivotos helped move a three-year-old Vervet monkey to an exotic animal sanctuary in Amsterdam, after it started displaying aggressive behaviour.
Nile crocodile has a docile behaviour and was moved from the indoor pool it shared with terrapins in the Reptile House to an outdoor pool within the Vervet monkey exhibit.
Our eyes are drawn to an adorable lion cub, Abigail the cheetah and Valentine the vervet monkey.
There were two types of monkey - the friendly green vervet monkey, and the decidedly less friendly maroon-bellied, red colobus, which mainly hide high up in the trees.
The deputy head of veterinary services, Andreas Papaefstathiou, said that based on reports they believed the owner shot his pet Vervet monkey.
An HPIV3 genome was detected in 3 (6%) of 50 chacma baboon samples and in 1 (2%) of 50 yellow baboon samples but not from any of the 89 vervet monkey samples.