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primate mammals
Vertebrates (about 200 species) with prehensile hands and feet, with five digits ending in a nail; they live mainly in trees and can stand erect.

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examples of primates
Many species are protected, especially because of deforestation (destruction of their habitat) and hunting.

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Mainly terrestrial vegetarian primate of the equatorial forests of Africa; the largest of the primates, it can reach 2 meters in height.