Photo: New Rare Primate Groups Found in Cambodia



Two new populations of rare primate species, both numbering in the thousands, have been discovered in a Cambodia preserve, conservationists said in September 2008.

The 42,000 black-shanked doucs (such as this one, in an undated photo) and 2,500 yellow-cheeked crested gibbons are undoubtedly the largest remaining global populations of either species, experts say.

Photograph courtesy Wildlife Conservation Society


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