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Simpai

simpai

(Science: zoology) A long-tailed monkey (Semnopitchecus melalophus) native of Sumatra. It has a crest of black hair. The forehead and cheeks are fawn colour, the upper parts tawny and red, the under parts white.

Synonym: black-crested monkey, and sinpae.

Origin: Malay simpei.


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