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Monkey

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 500 pounds.
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Old World and New World monkeys make up two of the three groups of simian primates.
There are about 85 species of New World monkeys living today, including tamarins, marmosets, and capuchins.
Researchers identified key regions where future conditions will be particularly bleak for species with New World monkeys exposed to extreme levels of warming.
Other New World monkeys have different food sources and very different social organizations.
New World monkeys nowadays largely live in tropical forests from Brazil to Mexico.
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.
In biomedical researches with primates, New World monkeys have lately attracted great interest, mainly Cebus apella, popularly known as tufted capuchin monkey, due to the aforementioned aspects, besides the low cost for breeding, and less handling difficulties, when compared to the large Old World simians Szabuniewicz et al.
One line, somehow, got to South America and diversified into the platyrrhine or New World monkeys to occupy a range of ecological niches.
There were 1,215 procedures on New World monkeys and 3,584 on Old World monkeys in the year.
The monkeys that scamper around the forests of Central and South America, such as the squirrel monkey at right, are called New World monkeys. Most monkeys have tails.
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