guereza


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guereza

(ɡəˈrɛzə)
n
(Animals) a handsome colobus monkey of the mountain forests of Ethiopia
[C19: its native name]
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Noun1.guereza - a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the bodyguereza - a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the body
colobus, colobus monkey - arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
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Post-conflict affiliation in two captive groups of black-and-white guereza Colobus guereza.
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samples Species (common name) SIV lineage SIV+ SIV- Pan troglodytes troglodytes SIVcpzPtt 2 1 (west central chimpanzee) Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii SIVcpzPts 1 NA (eastern chimpanzee) Cercopithecus nictitans (greater SIVgsn 6 45 spot-nosed monkey) Cercopithecus cephus SIVmus 7 30 (mustached monkey) Cercopithecus mona (Mona SIVmon NA 1 monkey) Miopithecus ogouensis SIVtal 1 6 (northern talapoin) Cercopithecus neglectus (De SIVdeb 7 1 Brazza monkey) Cercocebus torquatus (red-capped SIVrcm 4 NA mangabey) Chlorocebus tantalus (African SIVagm 1 NA green monkey) Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill) SIVmnd-2 10 2 Colobus guereza (mantled SIVcol 10 7 guereza) Total 49 93 * SIV, simian immunodefiency virus; NA, none available.