Old World monkey, catarrhine(noun)
of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
Old World monkey(Noun)
A group of primates, falling in the superfamily Cercopithecoidea in the clade Catarrhini.
Old World monkey
The Old World monkeys or Cercopithecidae are a group of primates, falling in the superfamily Cercopithecoidea in the clade of Catarrhini. The Old World monkeys are native to Africa and Asia today, inhabiting a range of environments from tropical rain forest to savanna, shrubland and mountainous terrain, and are also known from Europe in the fossil record. However, a free-roaming group of monkeys still survives in Gibraltar to this day. Old World monkeys include many of the most familiar species of nonhuman primates, such as baboons and macaques.
The numerical value of old world monkey in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of old world monkey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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