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Nasalis larvatus (Wurmb): CERCOPITHECIDAE: proboscis monkey

64/1922/2 (left - female), 64/1922/3 (middle), 64/1922/1 (right - male) This family of monkeys was purchased by the museum in 1921. Proboscis monkeys were so named for the male's extraordinary nose which can be over 15 cm long in elderly animals. - -