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Snub Nosed Monkeys Caught On Camera


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Lindsey
- 818 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A snub-nosed monkey crouches in a mountain jungle in northern Myanmar (Burma) this past spring in one of several pictures of the species released this week. The photos are said to be the first ever of live snub-nosed monkeys.



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Carol Cowbrough (91)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 4:00 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 4:08 pm
Thanks.
 

Mary away T. (188)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 6:16 pm
Thanks Lindsey, Noted.
 

naomi cohen (62)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 6:37 pm
interesting, noted and signed.
 

Nicole W. (619)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 6:55 pm
cool, thanks Lindsey
 

Dawn Mason (93)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 8:04 pm
Noted:)
 

Sue McGuey (99)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 8:24 pm
Noted! Pretty cool looking....can't help thinking they probably would have been better off NOT to have been publicised!!!!!
 

Homer E. (309)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 8:50 pm
thanks for sharing
 

Jim Richards (96)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 8:52 pm
What beauties .. thanks YOU!
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 9:09 pm
WOW...I hope people don't start hunting and killing them. Great pictures!!!!
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 10:04 pm
Cute. Noted.
 

New G. (8)
Wednesday January 18, 2012, 10:44 pm
Thank you.
 

Heather P. (19)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 12:25 am
Thank you. NOTED ! And about the article said the picture coulda been better. I disagree,its a beautiful picture . I also agree with some of the comments here saying *now ppl know about I hope to GOD ppl dont go hunting them *
 

Quanta Kiran (63)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 2:23 am
Thanks
 

KS Goh (0)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 4:35 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Ruth S. (392)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 7:41 am
I pray they leave them alone!!
 

DORIS L. (61)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 12:24 pm
Cute little fellas-leave them alone!
 

kye j. (41)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 12:48 pm
I agree with Sue M.For the safety of these monkeys thier location should not have been publicised.Hunters will target them!!
 

Pier Luca F. (18)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 2:21 pm
interesting thanks
 

Jae A. (321)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 3:25 pm
Generally it is locals who are the ones doing the poaching of animals .. and they already know where they are. Lets hope the demand by outsiders for their capture is not there.
 

Hartson Doak (32)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 4:27 pm
I think it is interesting that during the 60s the US tried to bomb and defoliate the entire area of Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam and parts of Thailand and all these new species of higher animal are coming out of this area. I guess we did a terrible job of it. But then it was a political war. Not a war that was to be physically won.
 

Bob P. (416)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 4:30 pm
thanks
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 4:52 pm
Camera safaris provide the ultimate trophy: the image of a live animal who survived the encounter. Encouraging use of cameras vice rifles when eating the prey isn't part of the hunt is commendable.
 

Penny C. (78)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 6:42 pm
So cute,thanks Linsey.
 

Elsie Au (274)
Thursday January 19, 2012, 10:07 pm
I hope that they will be protected. Thanks Lindsey
 

. (1)
Friday January 20, 2012, 6:38 am
Noted. Thank you Lindsey.
 

janet f. (29)
Friday January 20, 2012, 7:16 am
Oh great, I'm sure some enterprising person will soon be out looking to get a few specimens for a zoo somewhere.
 

. (0)
Friday January 20, 2012, 3:10 pm
so cute and pray they will be safe...thanks Lindsey
 

Kim O. (404)
Friday January 20, 2012, 8:36 pm
Amazing photos!! Their little faces almost look spooky against the rest of their dark coat. Awesome! Now people leave them alone!! Thanks Lindsey!!
 

Jim Richards (96)
Friday January 20, 2012, 11:35 pm
How beautiful!
 

Susanne R. (248)
Sunday January 22, 2012, 12:02 am
I've never seen one before. Thanks, Lindsey!
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (173)
Monday January 23, 2012, 8:03 am
Shared on Facebook.
 

Dianne D. (450)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:29 pm
Very interesting species. What an honor to see these pictures. Hope humans will let them be.
 
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