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Ghostly Monkey Among Hundreds of New Species Identified by WWF

Popa langur

Popa langur

Source: World Wildlife Foundation - Myanmar
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Bangkok (AP) -- A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund’s latest update on the greater Mekong region.

The conservation group’s report, released Wednesday, highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.