Bouvier's Red Colobus Monkey Photographed Alive and Well in the Republic of the Congo

April 18, 2015 2:50 PM

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Researchers photographed a rare African monkey in the Republic of the Congo, contradicting the long-held belief it had gone extinct.

According to Live Science, Bouvier's red colobus monkey had not been seen in the wild since the 1970s before the Congolese researchers saw it in the Ntokou-Pikounda National Park. The discovered the tiny red primate to live among others in the forests that line the Congo River.

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