"Elvis" Monkey, Psychedelic Gecko Discovered in Mekong
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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Reuters - News Video Online (Dec. 21, 2014) A monkey saves the life of another monkey who fell unconscious after being shocked by electrical wiring on a rail track in India's northern city of Kanpur. Vanessa Johnston reports.
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AFP (Aug. 4, 2013) The waters of the mighty Mekong have sustained generations of families but nowadays its fishermen often find their nets empty and fear hydropower mega-dams will destroy their ... watch video
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