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First images of a newly discovered primate, the Burmese snub-nosed monkey. “Local people claim that these monkeys are easy to find in the rain, because they often get rainwater in their upturned noses, causing them to sneeze.” It’s expected that the new species will be classified as critically endangered, as there are only about 300 of them, and their habitat is under threat from logging and development.

First images of a newly discovered primate, the Burmese snub-nosed monkey. “Local people claim that these monkeys are easy to find in the rain, because they often get rainwater in their upturned noses, causing them to sneeze.” It’s expected that the new species will be classified as critically endangered, as there are only about 300 of them, and their habitat is under threat from logging and development.