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Re: SAKIS ARE _NOT_ SIFAKAS OF COURSE..



Darren Naish wrote:

>> "Among New World primates, which lack prehensile tails, 
>
>(quote from Feduccia book)
>
>This is in error. Everyone knows that spider monkeys (_Ateles_) have highly
>prehensile tails. 

I suspect this "error" simply involves a misplaced comma.  Sakis are among
the new world monkeys that lack prehensile tails; spider monkeys are among
the (small number of) new world monkeys that have them.

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