guenon monkey


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Related to guenon monkey: Cercopithecus
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Noun1.guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the faceguenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
catarrhine, Old World monkey - of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
Cercopithecus, genus Cercopithecus - type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons
Cercopithecus talapoin, talapoin - smallest guenon monkey; of swampy central and west African forests
Cercopithecus aethiops, grivet - white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus, vervet, vervet monkey - South African monkey with black face and hands
African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, green monkey - common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
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The discovery of a tree-dwelling guenon monkey in the Abu Dhabi desert highlights the vast ecological changes that have taken place in the Arabian Peninsula," said Dr Beech, who is also an old resident of Abu Dhabi.
Better, perhaps, to have made a break for freedom, although Mona, the Guenon monkey was shot dead in the attempt.
In the dim light of the West African forest, beautiful guenon monkeys send messages to each other with colourful face patterns.