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Common name for a species of monkey of the genus Cynocephalus, with a short tail and doglike head.
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It was only when Mr Laidre, of the University of California, spent 100 hours studying the mandrills in 2007 and 2008 that he noticed the significance of the gesture.
The scientists from Durham University, UK, filmed the mandrill stripping a twig and using the resulting tool to clean under its toenails.
Phylogenetic analyses of the 9 integrase products indicated that all belonged to the large clade of the African SFVs with 5 strains from gorilla, 2 from chimpanzee, 1 from mandrill, and 1 closely related to Cercopithecus strains (online Appendix Figure).
The healthier he is, the more colorful a mandrill male becomes.
Mandrill TV, which is producing the series for the satellite channel, started filming earlier this week and is expected to be at the hospital for six months.
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HIV-2 type-specific protease primers allow the amplification of HIV-2 at least subtypes A and B (13), and HIV-2/SIV integrase primers amplify HIV-2 and at least 5 major SIV lineages including SIVcpz, SIVsm, SIVagm (African green monkey), SIVmndBK12 (mandrill), and SIVsyk (Sykes monkey) (14).
The mandrill is an endangered species and when it grows up, the new-born male will be transfered to another zoo for breeding.
Wednesday: Claxon (Goodwood 2.55), Miss Shema (Goodwood 3.55), Performing Magic (Goodwood 5.0), J Gosden's sel (Goodwood 5.35); Goodwood Cavalier (Worcester 2.15), High In The Clouds (Worcester 4.15); Chantilly Rose (Kelso 2.5), Mr Frangipani (Kelso 2.35); Tricolore (Chepstow 6.35), Kuster (Chepstow 7.5); Bhutan (Uttoxeter 6.20), Mandrill (Uttoxeter 8.20).
Joined by the spontaneously-christened Celibate Horns, X-Dred's covers of 70 s band Mandrill's Fencewalk and Mango Meat show up the fact that X-Dred could quite happily blow away any conventional funk band competition.