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bouvier red colobus monkeys
2015-04-17 08:20:22

It’s over 50 years since the last confirmed sighting of Bouvier's red colobus monkey, Procolobus pennantii bouvieri. Now, two primatologists have captured the first ever photograph of a monkey so rare that many scientists believed it was extinct. The picture clearly shows a mother and infant.

2008-07-22 18:00:34

A new wildlife research station in Equatorial Guinea's Bioko Island should be a boon for conservation and educational opportunities, its U.S. founder says.

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2005-04-07 07:20:00

Human activities such as hunting and logging have driven nearly one quarter of the world's primate species - man's closest living relatives - to the brink of extinction, according to a new report.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.