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"Elvis" Monkey, Psychedelic Gecko Discovered in Mekong

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December 13, 2011
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A monkey with a hairdo similar to Elvis and a psychedelic-colored gecko were among new species reported in Southeast Asia's Mekong River delta region in 2010, according to the World Wildlife Federation.


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