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Auld Warld pug

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Auld Warld pugs[1]
Temporal range: Oligocene–Recent
Olive baboon (Papio anubis)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Superfaimily: Cercopithecoidea
Faimily: Cercopithecidae
Gray, 1821
Teep genus

Cercopithecinae - 12 genera
Colobinae - 10 genera

The Auld Warld pugs or Cercopithecidae are a faimily o primates, the anerly faimily in the superfamily Cercopithecoidea in the clade (or parvorder) o Catarrhini.

The Auld Warld pugs are native tae Africae an Asie the day, inhabitin a range o environs frae tropical rain forest tae savanna, shrubland an muntainous terrain, an are kent frae Europe in the fossil record an aw. Housomeivver, a (possibly introducit) free-roamin group o pugs still survives in Gibraltar (Europe) tae this day. Auld Warld pugs include mony o the maist familiar species o nan-human primates, such as baboons an macaques.

A adult Nilgiri langur foond in the Periyar Naotional Paork an Wildlife Sanctuar, Kerala, Indie

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  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 152–178. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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