Definition of vervet
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Zoo officials say the new exhibit is a way to highlight some of the more obscure species like fossas, lemurs, vervet monkeys, and klipspringers, and highlight them at a time when wildlife is disappearing from the continent.
Our village is surrounded by mango trees, so baboons and vervet monkeys are regular visitors during the mango season.
In both academia and the popular press, vervet monkeys became celebrated mascots for the language-like abilities of animals.
While the vervet research won acclaim, Slobodchikoff’s remained frustratingly sidelined.
All of the other Khan Younis animals except the monkeys—four vervets and a macaque, which are bound for the Israeli Primate Sanctuary Foundation—went to the New Hope Centre sanctuary in Jordan.
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Origin and Etymology of vervet
First Known Use: 1893See Words from the same year
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