White-bearded De Brazza’s monkeys were found in the Great Rift Valley, a place they had never been spotted before, Richard Leakey was reported as telling Reuters.
"That is telling us a lot about the climate change scenarios we are looking at now," he said. "It puts climate change as the most critical consideration as we plan for the future."
The monkeys had moved into an area of forest which had dried out as Kenya’s climate had become more arid.
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