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National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

African Monkey Rungwecebus kipunji

Caption: A shy tree-dwelling monkey with a black face and long brown fur, the kipunji (key-POON-jee) was unknown to science until 2003, when it was discovered in a remote region of southern Tanzania.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Tim Davenport. For additional images please contact Davenport directly.

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