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Cercopithecus lomamiensis

Meet Cercopithecus lomamiensis, a newly discovered species of African monkey found in central Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Together with the ‘honk barking’ Highland mangabeys (Lophocebus kipunji) of Tanzania, C. lomamiensis is only the second new species of monkey discovered in Africa in the past 28 years. Described in PLoS One this week by scientists [...]

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