gelada

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ge·la·da

 (jə-lä′də)
n.
A large African monkey (Theropithecus gelada) of Ethiopia that resembles a baboon but has a bright patch of naked red skin on the chest and a large broad mane covering the shoulders. The gelada has an opposable thumb that it uses to gather grass seeds to eat. Also called gelada baboon.

[Amharic č̣əllada.]

gelada

(ˈdʒɛlədə; ˈɡɛl-; dʒɪˈlɑːdə; ɡɪ-)
n
(Animals) a NE African baboon, Theropithecus gelada, with dark brown hair forming a mane over the shoulders, a bare red chest, and a ridged muzzle: family Cercopithecidae. Also called: gelada baboon
[probably from Arabic qilādah mane]
Translations
dželada
Dschelada
gélada
dzseládapávián
gelados
dżelada
jelada
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To test this hypothesis, dental microwear was observed in 15 individuals from Gorilla gorilla (n = 3), Pan troglodytes (n = 2), Theropithecus gelada (n = 1), Papio cynocephalus (n= 2), Papio anubis (n = 2), Papio ursinus (n = 2), Cebus apella (n =2) and Pongo pygmaeus (n = 1) using low-magnification stereomicroscopy with an external and moveable light source.
nictitans; Cto, Cerococebus torquatus; Ppa, Papio papio; Ph, Papio hamadryas; Tge, Theropithecus gelada.