New Species Of Monkey Is Discovered In The Amazon


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A new species of titi monkey (Callicebus caquetensis)

was discovered from Amazon recently.

This discovery was done by the researchers of the National University of Colombia, According o the researchers this new primate is critically endangered and it estimated that less than 250 monkeys are alive due to the degradation of forests in the area.