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The new type of crested gibbon, one of the most endangered primate species in the world, is called the northern buffed-cheeked gibbon or Nomascus annamensis...
...The male of the new species is covered with black fur that appears silver in sunlight. His chest is brownish and his cheeks deep orange-golden in colour. The females are orange-beige in colour.
Crested gibbons are found only in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and southern China. Scientists had assumed there were six different species but the recent discovery takes the number to seven.
These primates, who live high up in the canopy, are as yet largely unexplored, though scientists suspect their song serves to defend territory or might even be a precursor of the music humans make.
Originally posted by ZiggyMojo
Nice find, discovering new species is always exciting, but finding a previously unknown primate is even more exciting. If we're still discovering primates, imagine what other creatures we've yet to discover in similar regions, or just in general. Here we are finding animals we never knew existed on our own planet, but there are still people that refuse to believe there is life beyond the atmosphere of our tiny little rock.
I've already been looking for some audio recordings, but I guess it's a little early to find these on the net. One of the articles mentioned a researcher recording them every morning, so I may hope to listen their songs soon.