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Colombia: newly-discovered monkey species already endangered

By Andy Rice 12 August 2010

A new species of titi monkey (Callicebus caquetensis), discovered in the south of Colombia, is believed to be endangered. Scientists say that there may be less than 250 of these monkeys left in the wild, thanks to the destruction of their Amazon forest habitat. The region of Caquetá, where these primates were discovered, was previously inaccessible due to violent insurgents who operated there. Read more: New Scientist.

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