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Colobus

a leaf-eating monkey, 1.5 to 2.5 ft long, 15 to 18 lb, striking black and white coat color, white at birth.
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Dr Linda Barnett, the university's Darwin Initiative project co-ordinator at the field station, said: "The reserve has a healthy population of 170 red colobus monkeys and their total population across Africa is only 10,000.
Black-and-white colobus monkey viruses exhibited a closer relationship to viruses from humans than did PARV4-like viruses from red colobus monkeys.
No evidence for transmission of SIVwrc from western red colobus monkeys (Piliocolobus badius badius) to wild west African chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) despite high exposure through hunting.
Staff plan to reintroduce her to the other black and white colobus monkeys in three months.
But the pelt does originate from black and white colobus monkeys - and it is a criminal offence to import it.
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Western blot, and virus neutralization assays indicated that red colobus monkeys in Kibale National Park, western Uganda, had antibodies to a virus that was similar, but not identical, to known orthopoxviruses.
She screamed as the colobus monkey jumped on her back, scratching her legs, hands and body until she was covered in blood.
In composite stool samples collected in 1998, 2 (100%) of 2 baboon, 1 (50%) of 2 colobus monkey, and 0 of 3 green monkey samples tested positive for Cyclospora.
Kevin, a black and white Colobus monkey, scaled a 15ft electric fence last Sunday night after a fallout with his dad.
And animal experts now think Colobus monkey Kevin has come out of his sulk and wants to rejoin the family group.
Zoo boss Mark Challis joined the Mirror's hunt yesterday and said he remained confident the Colobus monkey - dubbed Kevin after Harry Enfield's infamous grumpy teenager - would be found safe and well.