Picture of rare and elusive Red Colobus Monkey shows that it isn’t extinct

April 20, 2015 4:58 AM

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One of the most elusive monkeys in the world is perhaps the Bouvier’s red colobus monkey. The obscure creatures were long thought to have been extinct for they weren’t seen for over 50 years according to the press release furnished by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).

But autonomous researchers Lieven Devreese and Gaël Elie Gnondo Gobolo changed the way we think of the cute tree-climbing primates as they had snapped pictures of them in Ntokou-Pikounda National Park in February.

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