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Wildlife Conservation Society discovers a new Monkey in Brazil

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(September 29, 2009)   -   NEW YORK -- The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the discovery of a new monkey in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil. The monkey is related to saddleback tamarins, which include several species of monkeys known for their distinctively marked backs. The newly described distinct subspecies was first seen by scientists on a 2007 expedition into the state of Amazonas in northwestern Brazil. The monkey is related to saddleback tamarins, which include several species of ...

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