lion-tailed macaque

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lion-tailed macaque

 (lī′ən-tāld′)
n.
A monkey (Macaca silenus) of south-central Asia, having a glossy black coat and a ruff of gray hair around the face. Also called wanderoo.

[So called because its tail is tufted at the end like a lion's. ]
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