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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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I don't know whether to slit my wrists or don my colobus monkey head dress, attach cow bells to my ankles and break out in song and dance.
Found in the forests of central Africa, adult Kikuyu colobus monkeys have black bodies trimmed with long white mantles.
Themed days with treats and talks include Beat-the- Heat Saturdays (meerkats, cougars and Stellar sea lions); Sno-Cone Sundays (polar bears, elephants, lorikeets, the zoo's new baby colobus monkey and an ocelot kitten); Mighty Mai Tai Mondays (grizzly bear and elephants); Tropical Tuesdays (mandrills and lorikeets); Big Wave Wednesdays (chimps, Steller sea lions); Beach Party Thursdays (wolves and hippos); and Aloha Fridays (orangutans and wolves).
Police seized the coat during the show and tests confirmed it was made from the fur of a colobus monkey.
Experts from the Natural History Museum have confirmed that the coat is not made from gorilla fur but from the fur of the colobus monkey.
Clive's chosen study subject was the red colobus monkey, and his study site the riverine forest of the Tana river, close to Kenya's coast.
The red colobus monkey, for example, is distributed across the entire equatorial waist of Africa, from Senegal to eastern Kenya.
The Jozani Natural Forest Reserve, located in the central east region of the island, is home to the rare Red Colobus Monkey, endemic in Zanzibar.
The monkey got its name because it was originally tied with a long wing from the hair of a colobus monkey.
One month earlier a colobus monkey named Mojo climbed a double enclosure fence after an argument with its father.
A spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) said an expert had told them the fur is likely to come from an endangered Colobus monkey.
Her fascinating life allowed me to see past a picturesque town toRed Colobus monkey and, left, Pongwe Beach hotel chalet an island that traded in slavery.