New, Colorful Monkey Species Discovered Hart first spied the suspect monkey in 2007 An adult male lesula, a newly-identified monkey species native to a limited area of central Democratic Republic of Congo. CREDIT: M.
Snub-nosed monkey Is that a monkey or a plastic surgery victim? The endangered snub-nosed monkey species is native to Asia, spreading through China, Vietnam, and Myanmar mainly. This species got their names from their distinctive turned-up noses.