vervet monkey

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Related to Chlorocebus pygerythrus: Cercopithecus aethiops
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Noun1.vervet monkey - South African monkey with black face and handsvervet monkey - South African monkey with black face and hands
guenon, guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
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The presence of a sylvatic cycle for Zika virus in Africa is supported by a seroprevalence of 0%-16% in African green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus) and vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) (2).
The vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), is a non-human primate a herbivores with a black face, grey body hair colour and a majestic tail.
A white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) and a pair of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) will soon add to the attractions at the city-run zoo.