The Elusive Bouvier’s Red Colobus Monkey finally captured on film after it was thought to be Extinct

April 20, 2015 5:56 AM

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For the first time in nearly half a century the existence of the Bouvier’s Red Colobus Monkey is verified. This verification was accomplished by a photograph taken on a Wildlife Conservation Society and crowdfunding funded expedition.

There was speculation that this rare and elusive primate was still in existence after there were reports of one being seen last December. This was the reason for the expedition that included Lieven Devreese, a Belgian researcher and Gael Elie Gnondo Gobolo a researcher of the Congo.

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