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Monkey

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 500 pounds.
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The high susceptibility and mortality rates for New World monkeys that contract this infection argues strongly for prophylactic strategies, considering that the infection occurs even in conservation parks and could seriously affect the local primatologic fauna and thus species conservation.
There are about 85 species of New World monkeys living today, including tamarins, marmosets, and capuchins.
Howler monkeys are among the largest of New World monkeys, with male mantled howlers weighing up to 22 pounds.
Correcting for animal size, the researchers compared scans from 16 fossil species spanning New World monkeys, Old World monkeys and apes, to living primates whose locomotor behaviours are known.
There were 1,215 procedures on New World monkeys and 3,584 on Old World monkeys in the year.
By 26 million years ago, the ancestors of today's New World monkeys had arrived in South America.