Democratic Republic of Congo http://news.stlpublicradio.org en What a face: Monkey, new to science, found in Africa http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/what-face-monkey-new-science-found-africa It would seem difficult to overlook something as large as a new species of monkey, but scientists had no idea about the lesula until just a few years ago when conservation biologist John Hart discovered a specimen being kept as a pet in the Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>In retrospect, the monkey's striking, almost humanlike face should have made it hard to miss, and Hart, who spoke with <em>All Things Considered</em> host Melissa Block, is the first to admit that this new monkey was apparently not such a mystery to the Congolese themselves.<p>"As we talked to the local hunters ... Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:53:59 +0000 Scott Neuman 4597 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org What a face: Monkey, new to science, found in Africa