macaque macaque


  • (n) short-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa


  1. One imagines that George Allen longs for the days when people thought macaca was just Latin for the macaque genus of monkeys and he still had a shot at, gulp, the White House.
  2. Unlike the Yangtze's muddy water, the Daning's is limpid, and you can even spot macaque monkeys frolicking in the trees.
  3. In the Minnesota study, researchers sedated macaque monkeys and placed recording electrodes in their spinal nerves.


  1. Conway copes with monkey escape

    Twitter has been lit up today with tales of an "escape artist" macaque monkey that let itself out of a Conway vet's office last night and put a succesful chase in motion. Log Cabin Democrat reports. Should we note that the Arkansas legislature got into the monkey regulation business this year? Here's the police report. A friend of animals comments: It says they took two tries to tranquilize the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  2. Monkey named Joey goes ape on office, escapes clinic for brief time

    A 30-pound pet monkey briefly escaped a Conway veterinarian clinic Tuesday where it was being boarded by its owner.The male Macaque monkey named Joey was found just outside the Chestnut Animal Clinic around 7:30 p.m. by Conway police officers who responded to an alarm at the property that was triggered when the monkey opened the clinic's back door.The monkey was outside unattended for about two ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

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  • "The sequencing of the rhesus macaque genome, combined with the availability of the chimp and human genomes, provide researchers with another powerful tool to advance our understanding of human biology in health and disease," said Francis...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Francis Collins Source:

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