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Sep 19 2013

New Species Discovered – Sneezing Monkey

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Sneezing Monkey Species

New Animal Species was Discovered. The Myanmar Snub-nosed Monkey was nicknamed the Michael Jackson Monkey and Sneezing Monkey after being discovered by researchers in the jungle mountains of Myanmar in 2010.

Meet the Recently Discovered Snub-nosed Monkey


The pop star monkey was officially named Rhinopithecus Strykeri after Jon Stryker, who sponsored the research project that found the new animal species. Only around 400 of this monkey species is in existence and they are labeled as critically endangered.

Locals call the new monkey species Myuk Na Tok Te, which translates to “Monkey with an upturned Face”

A Sneezing Monkeysnubbed-nosed-jackson monkey

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