Friday, May 20, 2005

The highland mangabey

A new species of monkey has been discovered in Africa: "The newly discovered monkey, a tree-dwelling creature, is about three feet long, with long brownish fur. It has a crest of hair on its head and abundant whiskers. Unlike other Lophocebus mangabeys, which communicate with a 'whoop gobble,' the new species has an unusual 'honk bark,' the researchers said." If you click on the link at the NYT, you can hear a recording....

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