woolly monkey


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n woolly monkey large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Woolly monkey (Zoöl) any South American monkey of the genus Lagothrix, as the caparro.
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In literature:

They are small monkeys, covered also with soft woolly hair; and their habitat is along the banks of rivers.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid

In news:

The yellow-tailed woolly monkey: Peru's charismatic , endangered primate.
The endangered yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Wikimedia commons).
The yellow-tailed woolly monkey : Peru's charismatic, endangered primate.
The "eeolk, eeolk" of the woolly monkey and the algae-green sheen of the three-toed sloth do not ordinarily figure much in Theodore Roosevelt's story.