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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.]
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(ˈdʒɛlədə; ˈɡɛl-; dʒɪˈlɑːdə; ɡɪ-)
(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]
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FRIENDS OUR AT DUDLEY The nine geladas in the zoo's breeding group have swapped homes with the Sulawesi crested macaques to give the grazing geladas access to more greenery.
Previous research reported that the responses were unrelated to sex, but immatures showed more object exploration than adults in wild chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) and geladas (Theropithecus gelada) [24].
M., Ekelund, U., Besson, H., Mezzani, A., Geladas, N., Vanhees.
Acredita-se que os efeitos da temperatura da bebida em relacao ao esvaziamento gastrico sejam minimos, uma vez que a temperatura intragastrica normaliza-se rapidamente apos a ingestao de bebidas geladas.
Testosterone related to age and life-history stages in male baboons and geladas. Horm.
Platanou and Geladas (2006) report lactic acid values comprised between 2 and 12 mmol, with an average of 3.9 mmol in a friendly match played by the senior representative team of Greece.
Several studies have demonstrated that the mean heart rate (HR) during a water-polo game corresponds to lactate threshold intensity and that 58-85% of the real game time is played at intensity higher than 85% of peak HR (Pinnington et al., 1988; Platanou and Geladas, 2006).