The siamang (Siamanga syndactyla) is a great ape peculiar to the island.
The celebrated ape "Mafuka," which lived in the Dresden zoological gardens during 1875, and came from Loango, was apparently a member of this species, although it was at one time regarded as a hybrid between a chimpanzee and a gorilla.
She'll go ape shit.
Bachian is remarkable as the most eastern point on the globe inhabited by any of the Quadrumana, a black ape occurring here as in Celebes.
The magot or Barbary ape (Inuus ecaudatus), the sole species of monkey still found wild in Europe, is also a native of Spain, but only survives on the rock of Gibraltar (qv.).
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jungle man), as the huge ape, called mias or mdyas by the natives, is named by Europeans.
The fables of the phoenix and of the conduct of the wild ass and the ape at the time of the equinox owe their origin to astronomical symbols belonging to the.
They range all over India and Ceylon, thence northward to Tibet, and eastwards to China, Japan, Formosa, Borneo, Sumatra and Java; while by some naturalists the black ape of Celebes (Cynopithecus ',tiger) is included in the same genus.
In point of doctrine, they differ in their view of the relation between God Vishnu and the human soul; whilst the former sect define it by the ape theory, which makes the soul cling to God as the young ape does to its mother, the latter explain it by the cat theory, by which Vishnu himself seizes and rescues the souls as the mother cat does her young ones.
Solinus, who was known as " Pliny's Ape," echoed the words of his master about a century after that writer's death, which took place in A.D.
GUENON (from the French, = one who grimaces, hence an ape), the name applied by naturalists to the monkeys of the African genus Cercopithecus, the Ethiopian representative of the Asiatic macaques, from which they differ by the absence of a posterior heel to the last molar in the lower jaw.
In Borneo the red ape inhabits the swampy forest-tract at the foot of the mountains.
But they have not of themselves such value, that to endow an ape with the hand and vocal organs of a man would be likely to raise it through any large part of the interval that now separates it from humanity.
gibbon ape, then two and so on.
While much less well known that the original King Kong, it's a much more logically cohesive story, and is preferable in any event because the giant ape lives to be returned to his native habitat.
In 1962, the movie King Kong vs Godzilla brought the popular American ape monster into battle with Japan's number one monster star and thrilled audiences on both continents.
After all, King Kong was a big prehistoric ape that, for a monster, was rather intelligent.
Between Battel's time and 1846 nothing appears to have been heard of the gorilla or pongo, but in that year a missionary at the Gabun accidentally discovered a skull of the huge ape; and in 1847 a sketch of that specimen, together with two others, came into the hands of Sir R.
Owen, by whom the name Gorilla savagei was proposed for the new ape in 1848.
The word is now generally a synonym for "monkey," but the common verb for both (as transferred figuratively to human beings) is "to ape," i.e.
The chigah (Cercocebus cynomoigus) is the only ape found in central Sumatra in a tame state.
The pigtail ape (Macacus nemestrinus) - as Raffles described it in his " Descriptive Catalogue of a Zoological Collection made in Sumatra," Trans.
The accompanying simple figure indicates better than any verbal description the topography of the main groups of foci in the motor field of a manlike ape (chimpanzee).
political rhetoric, but at the same time hints that, though r04cy-ruoi and S fM oXoyuu may be discriminated, they are nevertheless near akin, the one being the ape of philosophy, the other the ape of statesmanship. In short, Plato traces the changes which, in less than a century, had taken place in the meaning of the term, partly through changes in the practice of the sophists, partly through changes in their surroundings and in public opinion, so as to show by a familiar instance that general terms which do not describe natural kinds cannot have a stable connotation.
This monkey is a leaf-eater, nearly allied to the langurs, as typified by the sacred ape of India.
Huxley acknowledged an immeasurable and practically infinite divergence, ending in the present enormous psychological gulf between ape and man.
These remains were,referred by their discoverer to an animal intermediate between man and ape, to which he gave the name of Pithecanthropus erectus, but the interesting discussions on the subject have shown divergence of opinion among anatomists.
They feed on seeds, fruits, insects, lizards, &c.; and while some of the species are largely terrestrial, the Barbary ape is wholly so.
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To warn Eugenius against pride, Bernard reminds him in biblical terms that an insensate sovereign on a throne resembles " an ape upon a housetop," and that the dignity with which he is invested does not prevent him from being a man, that is, " a being, naked,!
Tunisia does not appear to possess the Barbary ape, which is found in Algeria and Morocco.
Similarly, in the Asiatic islands are found the great mammals of the continent - the elephant, tiger, rhinoceros, anthropoid ape, &c., which are wanting in the Australian region, with which the eastern part of the archipelago is associated.
His industry in every department was great, and though we find in his system many of those gaps which are characteristic of scholastic philosophy, yet the protracted study of Aristotle gave him a great power of systematic thought and exposition, and the results of that study, as left to us, by no means warrant the contemptuous title sometimes given him - the "Ape of Aristotle."
rat, bull, tiger, hare, dragon, serpent, horse, goat, ape, cock, dog, pig, which may possibly be an imitation of the ordinary Babylonian-Greek zodiac familiar to ourselves.
He was often identified with the moon as a divider of time, and in this connexion, during the New Empire, the ape first appears as his sacred animal.
ORANG-UTAN (" man of the woods"), the Malay name of the giant red man-like ape of Borneo and Sumatra, known to the Dyaks as the mias, and to most naturalists as Simia satyrus.
Numerous species of monkey are found in Borneo, including the wahwah, a kind of gibbon, a creature far more human in appearance and habits than the orang-utan, and several Semnopitheci, such as the long-nosed ape and the golden-black or chrysomelas.
As for the children, they are always when infants swaddled; when they can walk they are dressed as little men and women, and with the dress they generally ape the manners.
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In one mood he was fain to ape the antique patriot; in another he affected the monastic saint.
The relations between man and ape are most readily stated in comparison with the gorilla, as on the whole the most anthropomorphous ape.
But an ancient form which possessed many characters common to the Catarhine and Platyrhine monkeys, and others in an intermediate condition, and some few perhaps distinct from those now present in either group, would undoubtedly have been ranked, if seen by a naturalist, as an ape or a monkey.
MACAQUE, a name of French origin denoting the monkeys of the mainly Asiatic genus Macacus, of which one species, the Barbary ape, inhabits North Africa and the rock of Gibraltar.
From the wind as a person the Bhinyas in India (Dalton, p. zoo) claim descent, and in Indian epic tradition the leader of the ape army was the son of the wind.
Mammals are few in species, but remarkable, especially Macacus niger, an ape found nowhere else but in Bachian; Anoa depressicornis, a small ox-like quadruped which inhabits the mountainous districts; and the babirusa or pig-deer of the Malays.
The girl tried to ape the boy's swagger, the way he kicked and splashed at every rock in his path like he was going for an ice cream or coming home from school instead of crawling deeper into the earth in this hell hole.
annuity ape sales of £ 13 million were down 7 per cent on the same period of 2005.
Harvard biological anthropologist, Richard Wrangham, believes that humanity may have been launched by an ape learning to cook.
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ape increased by 54% to £ 69.4 million (£ 45.1m 2002 ).
But there is another flaw within ` naked ape ' type arguments.
A giant ape fighting with a giant mechanical robot ape.
To us, the demise of the last great ape of Asia would be a global tragedy.
However, Roth doesn't just ape the horror movies he loves.
Voluntary work with animals - Orang-utan Conservation Another gravely endangered species is the orang-utan ape - the only great ape found outside of Africa.
Fixed index annuity ape sales of £ 13 million were down 7 per cent on the same period of 2005.
The orangutan is the only strictly arboreal ape and is actually the largest tree living mammal in the world.
Another ape, too eager to get at them, stumbled over its fallen comrade.
Bell's George W Bush is the unholy innocent, a literal dumb ape, a chimpanzee spreading gleeful mass destruction.
The Proconsul is an early ape, which was once considered to be a distinct genus.
gibbered like an ape about driving trials until they told me to shut up.
Director Jim Cronin estimates up to 600 of Asia's only great ape are being kept illegally in Thailand.
He would have had 55000 morons doing ape impressions every week whilst throwing bananas at him.
pronounced brow ridges seen in ape skulls.
Take a listen to a couple of their tracks and request an online quotation to have Crazy Ape perform at your next event.
Another ape thrust a spear at him; but Prak slithered sideways on the bloody flags, and went tumbling down the next flight.
BARBARY APE, a tailless monkey inhabiting Algeria, Morocco, and the rock of Gibraltar (where it may have been introduced), and referable to the otherwise Asiatic group of macaques, in which it alone represents the subgenus Inuus.
BLACK APE, a sooty, black, short-tailed, and long-faced representative of the macaques, inhabiting the island of Celebes, and generally regarded as forming a genus by itself, under the name of Cynopithecus niger, but sometimes relegated to the rank of a subgenus of Macacus.
MANDRILL (a name formed by the prefix "man" to the word "drill," which was used in ancient literature to denote an ape, and is probably of West African origin), the common title of the most hideous and most brilliantly coloured of all the African monkeys collectively denominated baboons and constituting the genus Papio.
Displaying great variability in the length of the tail, which is reduced to a mere tubercle in the Barbary ape, alone representing the subgenus Inuus, macaques are heavily-built monkeys, with longer muzzles than their compatriots the langurs (see PRIMATES), and large naked callosities on the buttocks.
The ape is supposed to have been a pet for the Martyn Family during the fifteen hundreds.
In the same year Desmond Morris produced the international best-seller The Naked Ape, relating human behavior from a zoologist 's perspective.
However, you also can choose from an ape, panda, elephant, crocodile or kangaroo, as well as some other pets.
Besides the normal pets, you can have an ape, elephant and panda, among others.
Haven't you always secretly wanted to have an ape as a pet?
Some of her more unforgettable flicks, which usually involve Derek in various states of undress, include Bolero and Tarzan, the Ape Man.
In 2005, Blizzard purchased the Southern California console developer Swingin' Ape and incorporated the team as Blizzard Console.
The giant ape has never had a decent big screen treatment in modern movie history (as Dino DeLaurentis' 1976 debacle hardly counts) until now.
The lines are also not as bold and the style has a higher level of detail than you will find in American traditional tattoos, particularly from tattoos deliberately trying to ape the artwork of a bygone era.
Explorers discover a giant ape on Skull Island, where natives keep him propitiated by the judicious sacrifice of a maiden or two once in a while.
The natives call the ape 'Kong'; the regal title is appended by our explorer-exploiters as a marketing slogan.
In this version of the basic Kong tale, the lovely lady is actually a child of the veldt; Jill Young grew up in Africa with her father in a wildlife preserve, and has been friends with the giant ape she calls Joe her whole life.
This makes the improbable attraction between ape and woman must less risible; just as kittens and puppies raised together bond as a pack, so a girl and gorilla might form a familial bond.
The Asiatic elephant; the seladang, a bison of a larger type than the Indian gaur; two varieties of rhinoceros; the honey bear (bruang), the tapir, the sambhur (rusa); the speckled deer (kijang), three varieties of mouse-deer (napoh, plandok and kanchil); the gibbon (ungka or wawa'), the siamang, another species of anthropoid ape, the brok or coco-nut monkey, so called because it is trained by the Malays to gather the nuts from the coco-nut trees, the lotong, kra, and at least twenty other kinds of monkey; the binturong (arctictis binturong), the lemur; the Asiatic tiger, the black panther, the leopard, the large wild cat (harimau akar), several varieties of jungle cat; the wild boar, the wild dog; the flying squirrel,.
But we must not fall into the error of supposing that the early progenitor of the whole Simian stock, including man, was identical with, or even closely resembled, any existing ape or monkey."
ape sales for the first nine months of 2005 were £ 16 million, up 33 per cent on the same period of 2004.
I now found myself facing an enormous ape, or at the very least a man wearing an ape suit.
13); (34) the tree called peridexion (protects pigeons from the serpent by its shadow); (35) the pigeons (of several colours;: led by one of them, which is of a purple or golden colour); (36) the antelope (or hydrippus; caught by its horns in the thicket); (37) the fireflints (of two sexes; combine to produce fire); (38) the magnet (adheres to iron); (39) the saw-fish (sails in company with ships); (40) the ibis (fishes only along the shore); (41) the ibex (descries a hunter from afar); (42) the diamond again (read "carbuncle"; found only by night); (43) the elephant.(conceives after partaking of mandrake; brings forth in the water; the young protected from the serpent by the father; when fallen is lifted up only by a certain small individual of its own kind); (44) the agate (employed in pearl-fishing); (45) the wild ass and ape (mark the equinox); (46) the Indian stone (relieves patients of the dropsy); (47) the heron (touches no dead body, and keeps to one dwellingplace); (48) the sycamore (or wild fig; grubs living inside the fruit and coming out); (49) the ostrich (devours all sorts of things; forgetful of its own eggs).
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