angwantibo


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angwantibo

(æŋˈɡwæntɪˌbəʊ)
n, pl -bos
(Animals) a rare gold-coloured prosimian primate of tropical Africa, Arctocebus calabarensis, having digits that are specialized as a pair of pincers for climbing: family Lorisidae (lorises). Also called: golden potto
[C19: from Efik]
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Noun1.angwantibo - a kind of lemurangwantibo - a kind of lemur      
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
Arctocebus, genus Arctocebus - a genus of Lorisidae
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The River Basin is about 30 hectares in size and harbours some other primate species such as Angwantibo (Arctocebus calabarensis), Bush baby (Galago senegalensis) among others including the recently discovered Hemidactylus eniangii.