angwantibo


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angwantibo

(æŋˈɡwæntɪˌbəʊ)
n, pl -bos
(Animals) a rare gold-coloured prosimian primate of tropical Africa, Arctocebus calabarensis, having digits that are specialized as a pair of pincers for climbing: family Lorisidae (lorises). Also called: golden potto
[C19: from Efik]
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Noun1.angwantibo - a kind of lemurangwantibo - a kind of lemur      
lemur - large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
Arctocebus, genus Arctocebus - a genus of Lorisidae
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