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night monkey

Syllabification: night mon·key

Definition of night monkey in English:

noun

Another term for douroucouli.
Example sentences
  • This type of activity pattern, which is termed cathemeral, has been reported outside Madagascar in only one other primate: Azara's night monkey in South America.
  • We saw squirrel monkeys, capuchins, spider monkeys, peccaries, kinkajous, coatis, howler monkeys, tayras - a large mustelid that Martyn thought was a tree otter - pacas, night monkeys, giant anteaters and a tapir.
  • Medical management of the diseases of night monkeys is complex and requires close veterinary supervision.

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