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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 902 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PATAS MONKEY, a West African species of the guenon monkeys (see GUENON), characterized by its, large size, the foxy-red colour of the upper parts, blue face and white belly. Scientifically it is known as Cercopithecus (Erythrocebus) patas, and typifies a section of its genus of which the other representative is the East African nisnas (C. [E.] pyrrhonotus). See
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PATAVIUM (mod. Padova, Eng. Padua, q.v.)

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