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A common African guenon with greenish-brown upper parts and a black face.
- ‘Genetic tests indicate that the viruses came from chimpanzees, baboons, and an African green monkey.’
- ‘The virus appeared to have come from a set of green monkeys that had been captured in Uganda and sent to Europe for laboratory use.’
- ‘Savanna monkeys, or African green monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops or Chlorocebus aethiops), are the most widely distributed nonhuman primates in Africa.’
- ‘Researchers tested their SARS vaccine on four African green monkeys, with another four in the control group.’
- ‘This remnant of the island's original canopy of rainforest is home to a large population of green monkeys which come and go as they please.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.