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A monkey with what has been described as an "Elvis" hairdo, a female lizard that reproduces through cloning, and a pyschedelic gecko are among 208 new species indentified last year by scientists in the Mekong River region of Southeast Asia.
The species described in Monday's announcement come from a biodiverse region threatened by deforestation, habitat loss, overdevelopment, and climate change the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said in a report.