In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Her work with the large African monkeys known as mandrills shows that red coloration gives males an advantage when it comes to mating.
- One of the most fascinating questions is why male mandrills sport such bright colors.
- And Gabon offers less, in that most of the country is thick, green jungle, and you might only catch a glimpse of a mandrill or a gorilla heading in the wrong direction.
- Now the research at Lope is showing that, behaviourally, mandrills are a class unto themselves.
- The head and body of the mandrill reach about 38 inches, the tail 30 inches.
- When a mandrill bares its teeth, it is not threatening to attack, but rather showing a submissive behavior.
- Other new arrivals to the park this winter will include mandrills and bamboo lemurs.
- Viarruel said calls had been made by his colleagues to the Ministry of Public Utilities and Environment to repair the boxes where the chimpanzees and mandrills slept.
- We currently have no estimate for the number of mandrills left in the wild.
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