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Scientists Auction Right to Name Monkey Species

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Scientists Auction Right to Name Monkey Species

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Scientists Auction Right to Name Monkey Species

Scientists Auction Right to Name Monkey Species

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Field biologist Robert Wallace and a team of researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have discovered a new species of monkey in Bolivia's Madidi National Park. A charity auction is being held for the rights to name the monkey. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Wallace about his rare find.