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see monkeymonkey,
any of a large and varied group of mammals of the primate order. The term monkey includes all primates that do not belong to the categories human, ape, or prosimian; however, monkeys do have certain common features.
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It's impossible to read his words on Islam without recalling the thought of Rene Guenon (1886-1951), the French traditionalist who converted to Sufi Islam and died as a sheikh in Cairo.
Gastrointestinal parasites of the guenons of Western Uganda.
Tout ce que Dieu leur a laisse pour marquer en eux de l' humanite, & empescher qu'on ne les prit pour des Guenons, c'est qu'ils ayment grandement les hommes, mesmement les yovageurs & estrangers, car ils les accueillent, avec des tesmoignages de joye & de bien-veillance extraordinarie.
When guenons and vervets, the common monkeys of the African forest, see a python, cobra, or puff adder, they emit a distinctive chuttering call that rouses other members in the group (Different calls are used to designate eagles and leopards.
These forests are full of eagles, leopards and chimps, but the guenons have an extraordinary anti-predator alliance to deal with them.
Le XIIIIe juillet, le Roy et la Roine sa femme arriverent a Paris, revenans du pays de Normandie, d'ou ils rapporterent grande quantite de guenons, perroquets et petits chiens achetes a Dieppe.