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GRIVET

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 610 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GRIVET, a monkey, Cercopithecus sabaeus, of the guenon group, nearly allied to the green monkey. It is common through-out equatorial Africa. The chin, whiskers and a broad band across the forehead, as well as the under-parts, are white, and the head and back olive-green. These monkeys are very commonly seen in menageries.
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