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douc

 (do͞ok)
n.
Any of several medium-sized leaf-eating monkeys of the genus Pygathrix of Southeast Asia, having a light-colored face surrounded by a long fringe of white hair, a dark cap, long legs, and a long tail. Also called douc langur.

[Probably from Muong (Mon-Khmer language of northern Vietnam) dộc.]

douc

(duːk)
n
(Animals) an Old World monkey, Pygathrix nemaeus, of SE Asia, with a bright yellow face surrounded by tufts of reddish-brown fur, a white tail, and white hindquarters: one of the langurs
[C18: from French, from the native name]
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And, despite what one may assume, it is read not by Panh but by actor Randal Douc.
Reggie, a red-shanked douc monkey from Vietnam, is featured in the campaign; he's looking for his mate--or at least someone DTMA (down to monkey around).
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Lo que las anima es la voz en off del actor Randal Douc narrando historia y anecdotas, como si la imagen surgiese de la palabra.
It features a very strong cast including Isabelle Huppert as the Mother, Gaspard Ulliel as her son Joseph, Astrid Berges-Frisbey as her daughter Suzanne and, in supporting but significant roles, Randal Douc as the Chinese businessman M.
The largest known population of rare, grey-shanked douc monkeys have been discovered in a remote part of Vietnam, raising the prospects that the endangered mammals could be saved from extinction, scientists said yesterday.
Esta condicion ha sido descrita en humanos, primates, gatos, perros, lemures rugosos, (Lemur [Varecia] variegatus), en langures de Douc (Pygathrix nemaeus) y en Coypu (Mycastor coypus)(nutrias) (Benirschke 1980; Roberto 1994; Roberto 2004; Sedwick 1981).
DOUC CANANT, a probation and parole officer in Durant, Oklahoma, talking about a parolee who misdialed and called him instead of her drug dealer.
If you haven't visited this attraction in Balboa Park in the last couple of years, several exhibits will be new to you, including habitats for rare douc langur monkeys and a huge rain-forest aviary with brilliantly hued birds.
Il fait douc intervenir des facteurs historiques et culturels nationaux dans le developpement des modeles de gouvernance ecclesiale et de figures instituionelles qui leur correspondent.
It will open Saturday on 29 hectares of land with 59 species of animals, including such rare ones as the okapi, Asiatic lion and Douc langur.
CRES is also collaborating with Diversa to understand the microflora associated with the endangered Douc langur from Vietnam.