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A monkey with white circles around its eyes, making it look like a ghost, is one of 224 species newly added to a list of species in the Mekong region. Scientists discovered these species in 2020, but the report last year was delayed. The monkey is the only mammal on the list, and the rest are reptiles, frogs and newts, fish, and plants. The countries in the Mekong region are Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. The new monkey species, called Popa Langur, has two distinct features; the white circles around its eyes, and its whiskers that point forward. The […]

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