Posts Tagged ‘New Species’

A New Species of Titi Monkey! (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, Conservation International announced the discovery of a new species of titi monkey (Callicebus caquetensis) on a scientific expedition in the Colombian Amazon. Research team leader Dr. Thomas Defler blogs about the discovery and the challenges of working in regions of armed conflict.

Studying Colombian primates has always been difficult, as they tend to live as far from human beings as possible. But after many years of learning about these primates, I have a long list of places I would go if didn’t have to worry about death or capture by revolutionary guerillas in Colombia. Read the rest of this entry »