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Synonyms for vervet

South African monkey with black face and hands

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The vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), is a non-human primate a herbivores with a black face, grey body hair colour and a majestic tail.
The study was performed using twenty-nine (29) male vervet monkeys which were obtained from the National Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases at the South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa.
FACTUAL It's Paul's final week in Africa and he visits Bambelela, a centre for orphaned vervet monkeys.
hermsii in vervet monkeys, which could be reinfected 12-36 weeks after primary infection (15).
Then the transfer to Phinda Mountain Lodge, our home for the night, became a mini–game drive as we spotted impala and vervet monkeys by the track.
A white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) and a pair of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) will soon add to the attractions at the city-run zoo.
Reported to be living deep in heart of these East African forests, it has been described that he not only moves and sounds like our cousins of the animal kingdom, but also displays numerous monkey-like characteristics such as his nocturnal behaviour, his fur-like, hairy body, and his ability to survive solely on fruits and plants, a diet that is highly identical to that of Africa's native vervet monkeys.
More than once, wild Capuchin and Vervet monkeys have been confiscated by animal lovers after fights that have at times turned violent.
He spent seventeen years studying vervet monkeys on St.
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.
Sitting quietly and listening intently, we are startled by a troop of vervet monkeys moving through our clearing.
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.
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.