Rivers create species. Now, scientists have discovered a new primate that also appears to follow this rule, blocked off from his cousins by a confluence of rivers in the Peruvian Amazon.
G1: Primate found only in the Brazilian Amazon may disappear, say researchers
Noncompliance with laws and urbanization cause deaths, say environmentalists. Species is found in three cities; at least 10 die each year.
A Crítica: Threatened Amazon animal may become extinct in decades
Deforestation, real estate pressure and uncontrolled growth of Manaus have reduced the population of the primate that is endemic to the Amazon capital.