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Noun1.Avahi - a genus of IndriidaeAvahi - a genus of Indriidae      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Indriidae, Indriidae - a family of Lemuroidea
Avahi laniger, woolly indris - nocturnal indris with thick grey-brown fur and a long tail
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And they've named it after John Cleese, partly because it has outrageously long legs and partly because of the way it moves - one scientist said that avahi cleesie, to give it its proper name - "can't really walk - but it does enjoy silly jumps".
The small woolly Avahi cleesei lives on leaves in a remote part of Madagascar.