28 Aug '11, 11am

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Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Amazon, highlighting the need for increased protection of rainforests. The monkey is a new species of titi monkey and features different colored markings on its head and tail. These distinct features have not been observed before in other monkeys of the same group. The discovery, by biologist Júlio Dalponte, took place on a 590 mile expedition in an area between the Guariba River and the Roosevelt River. These are two of the most important rivers in the north western part of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. Before the expedition, little was known about the area as scientists had yet to fully explore it. Did you know? The Roosevelt River is named after U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt who explored the region in a 1912 expedition. Scientists spotted five...

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New Monkey Species Discovered in the Amazon

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From @treehugger: New monkey species!!!

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treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

In a race to beat loggers, scientists traveled to Mato Grosso, a Brazilian state that is home to a largely unexplored sect...

New monkey species found in the Amazon

New monkey species found in the Amazon

wwf.org.uk 26 Aug '11, 3pm

The unknown monkey species was discovered during a 20-day expedition to one of the last unexplored parts of Brazil’s Mato ...

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