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Gelada

 

(Theropithecus gelada), a monkey of the family Cercopithecidae, order of Primates. In males body length is 70-74 cm; tail length, 46-50 cm; and weight, approximately 20 kg. Females are smaller: body length, 50-65 cm; weight, approximately 13 kg. Geladas resemble baboons. The male’s mantle of fur is brown, and the female has gray fur. There is an hourglass patch of bare red skin on the chest. Geladas are found in the mountains of Ethiopia above 2,000 m. They live in rocky areas in herds of up to 400 and feed on onions, grasses, and insects. They rarely climb trees.

M. F. NESTURKH

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KEEPERS have an extra head to count in this year's census following the birth of a gelada baboon.
Gelada monkeys tentatively perch on rocky plateaus below the lodge, but for a closer encounter with the highland endemic, we drive for several hours into the park, where troops are more settled as a result of work by researchers.
Apesar das controversias existentes na literatura sobre o real efeito da temperatura da bebida, uma consideracao a ser feita e que parece haver consenso e que bebidas mais geladas, entre 6[degrees] e 22[degrees]C, se tornam mais palataveis em uma situacao de exercicio.
Platanou T, Geladas N, 2006, The influence of game duration and playing position on intensity of exercise during match-play in elite water polo players, Ed.
1988; Platanou and Geladas, 2006) imply that the intensity during a "real" water-polo match-play may have not been affected by the defense tactical strategies.
A ingestao de agua gelada poderia ocorrer apenas quando Analizado o baile, apos as performances; e seguido de repouso vocal--sendo somente por aqueles sujeitos menos sensiveis ao frio e que nao sentem desconfortos ou modificacoes vocais em decorrencia do gelado [14].
Afogou os fervores sagrados da exaltacao religiosa, do entusiasmo cavalheiresco, do sentimentalismo pequeno-burgues nas aguas geladas do calculo egoista.
The geladas, which live only in the remote mountains of Ethiopia, are the only nonhuman primate known to communicate with such a speech-like, undulating rhythm.
quando nao e nada grave, so essa gripe e tal, dai a gente aconselha {aos pais} assim ne, da um chazinho assim, e ne procura nao dar muito as coisas geladas em certa epoca ne [.
Numerous anthropoid species such as baboons, patas monkeys, langurs, vervets, geladas, etc.