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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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Vicky Khalil, an employee at Animal House Hospital, a veterinary clinic in Zalka, says the hospital regularly receives young chimpanzees and vervet monkeys, but refuses to treat them.
Andrews primate researcher Erica van de Waal divided vervet monkeys in the wild into two teams: "pink" and "blue.
The official said Vervet monkeys use different sounds to warn of different types of predators.
Indeed, this fact probably explains why the vervet monkeys only responded to tryptophan supplementation when they were put under competitive stress.
Vervet monkeys give alarm calls to warn fellow monkeys of the presence of predators even though in doing so they attract attention to themselves and increase their chances of being attacked.
Unfortunately, so are the vervet monkeys, which love coming into our houses and pinch fruit and food--they can be a real pain
In vervet monkeys (21) three distinct warning calls have been recorded.
It will feature a stingray lagoon, dolphin encounters including swimming with dolphins, an educational hut where visitors can learn about marine life, a beach bar and grill and a nature trail and aviary with tropical birds, butterflies and even a few local green vervet monkeys.
His voice boomed through the 45-acre settlement and the visitors, even the vervet monkeys, stopped in their tracks.
But now Shamwari teams with mammals - vervet monkeys, leopards, lions, jackals, white and black rhinos, giraffe, and 18 types of antelope including elands, bushbuck and kudu.
Sunshine does not penetrate the huge, vine-entwined trees, where baboons and vervet monkeys scamper.
terrace overlooking a water hole where warthogs and vervet monkeys frolicked.