GREEN MONKEY, a west African representative of the typical group of the guenon monkeys technically known as Cercopithecus callitrichus, taking its name from the olive-greenish hue of the fur of the back, which forms a marked contrast to the white whiskers and belly.
GRIVET, a monkey, Cercopithecus sabaeus, of the guenon group, nearly allied to the green monkey.
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.
The patas monkey is a West African species of the guenon monkeys, characterized by its large size, the foxy-red colour of the upper parts, blue face and white belly.
DIANA MONKEY, a West African representative of the guenon monkeys taking its name, Cercopithecus diana, from the presence of a white crescent on the forehead; another characteristic feature being the pointed white beard.
Squirrels and hares are numerous, as are several kinds of monkeys, notably the guereza, gelada, guenon and dog-faced baboon.
PLUTO MONKEY, a guenon, Cercopithecus (Mona) leucampyx, nearly allied to the MONA, which takes its name from the black fur of the under-parts, passing into blackish grey on the head and back.
PATAS MONKEY, a West African species of the guenon monkeys (see Guenon), characterized by its large size, the foxy-red colour of the upper parts, blue face and white belly.
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