patas monkey


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pa·tas monkey

 (pä′təs)
n.
A terrestrial monkey (Erythrocebus patas) of central Africa, having long legs and a long tail.

[French, from Wolof pata.]
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Here visitors can see various wildlife such as jackal, leopard, serval, hartebeest, bush baby, spotted hyena, buffalo, warthog, oribi, red fronted gazelle, red flanked duiker, bushbuck, patas monkey, green monkey etc.
Woburn spokesman Drew Mullin said park staff were left "devastated" after the blaze ripped through the Patas monkey house, killing all 13 animals inside.
The blaze wiped out all of the park's Patas monkey troupe and, according to website UK Zoos, the only other place in the UK that houses them is Colchester Zoo, in Essex.
Woburn spokesman Drew Mullin said park staff were left 'devastated' after the blaze ripped through the Patas monkey house, killing all 13 animals inside.
The roof of the Patas monkey house, which is part of the African Forest, collapsed during the fire.
The blaze broke out in the early hours of yesterday in the Patas monkey house within the African Forest drive-through enclosure of the park in Bedfordshire.
The Introduced Free- ranging Rhesus and Patas Monkey Populations of Southwestern Puerto Rico.
The 31 year old, who developed his skills over ten years based on the running style of the African Patas monkey, set a new Guinness World Record, clocking in 16:87 seconds for a 100m run.