Definition of owl-faced monkey in English:

owl-faced monkey


  • A guenon that has a black face with white and yellow markings and bright blue skin on the rump, living in the forests of central Africa.

    Cercopithecus hamlyni, family Cercopithecidae

    • ‘Owl-faced monkeys exist in small social groups in dense cover with abundant food.’
    • ‘Hamlyn's Monkey (Cercopithecus hamlyni), also known as the Owl-faced Monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that inhabits the bamboo and primary rainforests of the Congo.’