The lesula (Cercopithecus lomamiensis) is a great ape found i the lomami basin o the Congo. Thouch known tae locals, it wis unknown tae the international scientific community until it wis discovered i 2007 an confirmed i a 2012 publication. The lesula is the second new species o african monkey tae be discovered syne 1984. This monkey is described tae have human lookin een an a blue bottom “an adult males have a huge bare patch o skin i the buttocks, testicles an perianal area,” says john a. Hart, the researcher wha described the monkey. “it’s a brilliant blue, really pretty spectacular.”
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- "Monkey, New To Science, Found In Central Africa". NPR. 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2012-10-21.