Borneo has a hybrid ‘mystery monkey,’ and researchers are concerned

An unidentified monkey spotted in Borneo is a rare hybrid between two different species that are competing for forest space, a new study suggests.

Researchers concluded that the “mystery monkey” is likely the offspring of a proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) and a silvery langur (Trachypithecus cristatus) — two distantly related species that share the same habitat.

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