proboscis monkey

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proboscis monkey

n.
A large leaf-eating monkey (Nasalis larvatus) found only on Borneo, having an orange to pink face with a large protruding nose, especially in the male.

proboscis monkey

n
(Animals) an Old World monkey, Nasalis larvatus, of Borneo, with an elongated bulbous nose
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Noun1.proboscis monkey - Borneo monkey having a long bulbous noseproboscis monkey - Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
catarrhine, Old World monkey - of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
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Tanjung Puting National Park - comprises three districts: West Kotawaringin, Lamandau and Seruyan - known as home to about 6,000 Orangutans (the largest of the total remaining Orangutan population in the world) as well as Proboscis Monkeyor bekantan.
1995 Studi populasi dan habitat bekantan (Nasilis Iarvatus) di Suaka Margasatwa Danau Sentarum, Kab.
The local names for the proboscis monkey vary from different parts of Borneo, the most common being Bekantan, Beladan, Bangkatan, Pikas, Rasong and Orang Belanda.