proboscis monkey


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proboscis monkey

n.
A large leaf-eating monkey (Nasalis larvatus) found only on Borneo, having an orange to pink face with a large protruding nose, especially in the male.

proboscis monkey

n
(Animals) an Old World monkey, Nasalis larvatus, of Borneo, with an elongated bulbous nose
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Noun1.proboscis monkey - Borneo monkey having a long bulbous noseproboscis monkey - Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
catarrhine, Old World monkey - of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
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'It is now more urgent than ever to make species conservation front and centre of the national agenda, and to concentrate resources towards saving species like the Malayan elephant, Sunda clouded leopard, Bornean banteng, proboscis monkey, and other threatened species,' she said, adding that the foundation was currently supporting conservation efforts of these species.
A Pinnochio monkey B Bergerac monkey C Proboscis monkey D Hooter monkey 3.
The "Visit Malaysia 2020" logo has an image of the orangutan with its arm around a proboscis monkey, a picture of a turtle--also sporting sunglasses--and multicoloured, uneven lettering.
What is the distinctive feature of a proboscis monkey? 20.
Six new bridges will be constructed, including over Sungai Samunsam, in the sanctuary which houses the Proboscis monkey.
She started there by conducting the first ever detailed field study of the proboscis monkey, followed by studies of the effects of hunting and logging on wildlife.
Further status and conservation of proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) have been studied in Sabah state East Malaysia (Sha et.
Gaya Island luxury resort, main, and clockwise from top left: a proboscis monkey; in-house naturalist Justin Juhun; locals enjoying a foot massage at the Gaya Street Sunday market in Kota Kinabalu and the Kampung Luanti fish spa in Ranau.
Other candidates in the fight were the proboscis monkey and the Titicaca water frog.
The second is in the tropical playground of Sarawak and it includes Kuching, which is studded with places of tourist interest and is the venue of the annual Rainforest World Music Festival; Bako National Park, which is the best place to see the unusually long- nosed and increasingly rare Proboscis monkey; and the ethnic villages that are like living museums of tribal life.
In another, Frank appears as a Proboscis monkey, his face distorted and shriveled as he dazingly grazes on the verdant plant life that surrounds him.
The island is a part of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, offering golden sandy beaches, an impressive underwater environment and tropical rainforests that are the original habitat of the orang-utan and the proboscis monkey.