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man·drill

 (măn′drəl)
n.
A large terrestrial monkey (Mandrillus sphinx) of dense forests of west-central Africa, having an olive-brown body with a brightly colored rump and face that are especially pronounced in the male.

[man + drill.]

mandrill

(ˈmændrɪl)
n
(Animals) an Old World monkey, Mandrillus sphinx, of W Africa. It has a short tail and brown hair, and the ridged muzzle, nose, and hindquarters are red and blue
[C18: from man + drill4]

man•drill

(ˈmæn drɪl)

n.
a large W African baboon, Mandrillus sphinx: the male has a ribbed, blue and scarlet muzzle.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mandrill - baboon of west Africa with a bright red and blue muzzle and blue hindquartersmandrill - baboon of west Africa with a bright red and blue muzzle and blue hindquarters
baboon - large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
Translations

mandrill

[ˈmændrɪl] Nmandril m

mandrill

nMandrill m

mandrill

[ˈmændrɪl] n (monkey) → mandrillo
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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.
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The mandrill baboon has a red nose, blue cheeks and an orange beard
An operation is performed on a mandrill - the world's largest species of monkey - and the baby pandas come out to play.
The hot segments were shaped around a mandrill and subsequently joined to one another, with the heaviest piece forming the breech, in turn attached to the next heaviest, and so on, working towards the muzzle.
The Petries, who live in a bungalow inside the zoo, feared they may have to split up the collection - which includes one of Europe's largest collections of mandrill baboons,an ageing lion, a snow leopard, the UK's only pair of lynxes, and a 37-year-old Spider monkey believed to be the oldest in captivity in the world.
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She and others have now documented mine instances in which chimps, sooty mangabeys, and apparently a mandrill have passed along an SIV virus to a person in Africa in recent years.
Robert Guillaume gets a chance to shine as Raftki when the sage mandrill cuts loose with "Upendi," a playfully romantic ditty that echoes the jauntiness of the previous pic's "Hakuna Mata."
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