night monkey

(redirected from night monkeys)
Related to night monkeys: douroucoulis

night monkey

n.
Any of various small arboreal nocturnal monkeys of the genus Aotus of Central and South America, having large eyes and forming monogamous pair bonds. Also called douroucouli, owl monkey.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Population densities and geographic distribution of night monkeys (Aotus nancymae and Aotus vociferans) (Cebidae: Primates) in northeastern Peru.
Notes on the natural history, distribution and conservation status of the Andean night monkey, Aotus miconax Thomas, 1927.
Observations of terrestrial behavior in the Peruvian night monkey (Aotus miconax) in an anthropogenic landscape, La Esperanza, Peru.
Preliminary observations on the behavior and ecology of the Peruvian night monkey (Aotus miconax: Primates) in a remnant cloud forest patch, north eastern Peru.
Twilight Cave, home to free flying bats and night monkeys, will also be hosting indoor animal encounters.
Two new species of night monkeys, genus Aotus (Cebidae: Platyrrhini): A preliminary report on Aotus taxonomy.
During Explorers Week, special indoor animal encounters are being held in the all-weather Twilight Cave, which is home to free-flying bats and night monkeys, while pacu, catfish and rays live in the Flooded Forest that is a water feature forming part of the exhibit.
Special indoor animal encounters will be held in the all-weather Twilight Cave, which is home to free flying bats and night monkeys.