woolly monkey


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woolly monkey

n.
Any of several medium-sized arboreal monkeys of the genus Lagothrix of South America that have a thick fleecy coat and a long prehensile tail and that eat primarily fruit and leaves.
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Noun1.woolly monkey - large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basinswoolly monkey - large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
genus Lagothrix, Lagothrix - woolly monkeys
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Distribution and current status of the peruvian yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Lagothrix flavicauda) in montane forests of the Region Huanuco.
Hematological parameters of common woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha) captive in Lima (Peru)
It has recorded the first UK births for 13 different species including the bonobo, siamang, agile gibbon and woolly monkey.
The first show, which went out on April 13, 1962, saw him merrily interviewing a woolly monkey. Wildlife film-maker Tony Soper and naturalist Gerald Durrell were also Animal Magic regulars, helping open up the animal kingdom to children.
HAPPILY playing with his new mate, this baby woolly monkey looks as though he doesn't have a care in the world.
The former infects mammals and is represented by: HBV (Hepatitis B Virus), which infects humans; viruses similar to HBV (such as woolly monkey HBV and orangutan-HBV for example), which infect non-human primates; Woodchuck hepatitis virus (WHV) that causes hepatitis in woodchucks, and Ground squirrel hepatitis virus (GSHV) causing hepatitis in squirrels.
Audiences are introduced to creatures including a morris-dancing flea, a ballroomdancing Longhorn ram, a woolly monkey, a Southern Cape zebra and a Texan kangaroo rat.
Audiences are introduced to endangered creatures including a morris-dancing flea, a ballroomdancing Longhorn ram, a woolly monkey, a Southern Cape zebra and a Texan kangaroo rat.
Bonnie James *A moment of solitude for a woolly monkey deep inside Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest.
The genus Orthohepadnavirus consists of pathogens that infect mammals, and it currently contains 4 species: hepatitis B virus, woodchuck hepatitis virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woolly monkey hepatitis B virus.