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New titi monkey, at last

Travel risks in parts of Colombia had kept primatologists out for decades

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2:40pm, August 12, 2010

After more than 30 years of speculation among Colombia’s biologists, unusual titi monkeys there have been confirmed as a distinct species new to science.

The cat-sized monkeys at last get their own scientific name, Callicebus caquetensis, in a description posted online August 12 in Primate Conservation.

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